While US, EU and Australia have walked back with the cake, Brazil and India have only lost their credibility and will no longer be trusted by the developing world. They deserve the brickbats. And rightly so.
In the mid 1980, the sale of Banita, a minor girl from Kalahandi in Orissa, had shocked the nation. Two decades later, the nation refused to even notice the cries of a one month old baby who was sold by her mother for a mere Rs 10.
As expected, the US and the EU have arrived at a new accord, just ahead of the fifth WTO Ministerial at Cancun, which in letter and spirit lays out a detailed road map for what can be called as the second phase of the great trade robbery.