Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (C) addresses the
audience during a meeting of the annual Mercosur trade bloc presidential
summit in Mendoza June 29, 2012. (Credit: Reuters/Enrique Marcarian)

Chinese leader woos Latin America with deals

Chinese leader woos Latin America with deals
Chinese President Xi Jinping (4-L, first row) poses with leaders of the CELAC group of Latin American and Caribbean states, in Brasilia, on July 17, 2014 (AFP Photo/Nelson Almeida)
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) -

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."

"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

A student holds a sign reading "Don't shoot, listen!!!" during a protest
on June 17, 2013 in Brasilia (AFP, Evaristo)

Brazil's Rousseff claims nation 'ready for greatest World Cup'

Brazil's Rousseff claims nation 'ready for greatest World Cup'
Google: Ready, set, goooaaallll! The WorldCup is finally here.

Paraguay police search S. American football HQ

Paraguay police search S. American football HQ
The Conmebol headquarters in Luque, Paraguay, is seen on January 7, 2016, during a raid within the framework of the FIFA corruption scandal (AFP Photo/Norberto Duarte)

'Panama Papers' law firm under the media's lenses

'Panama Papers' law firm under the media's lenses
The Panama Papers: key facts on the huge journalists' investigation into tax evasion (AFP Photo/Thomas Saint-Cricq, Philippe Mouche)

Mossack Fonseca

Mossack Fonseca


"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

Monday, April 2, 2012

Angela Knight to step down as British Bankers' Association chief

Knight says her five years in job was a time of 'extraordinary difficulty', and she has 'one more job in me', Juliette Garside, Monday 2 April 2012

Angela Knight said the BBA was 'strong and forward-looking'
Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian

Angela Knight, the voice of banking during five of the most tumultuous years in the industry's history, is to step down this summer.

Knight, who is 61, said she had "one more job in me" as she announced her departure from the British Bankers' Association. She described her time there as one of "extraordinary difficulty" that came "during a crisis of a magnitude that few if any have seen before or expected".

A former Conservative MP and economic secretary to Ken Clarke, she joined the BBA on 1 April 2007 and was soon pitched into battle on behalf of the businesses blamed for the worst recession since the Great Depression.

Her first trial by fire came on Friday, 14 September 2007, the day the queues formed outside Northern Rock in the first run on a British bank since the 19th century, when Knight took on 19 back-to-back television and radio interviews from a studio at London's Millbank Tower.

As the credit crunch and the collapse of Lehman Brothers followed, Knight become an early morning fixture of Radio 4's Today Programme. During her tenure at the BBA, she has given over 800 broadcast interviews, made over 1,000 speeches, and travelled over 14,000km to and from Brussels alone.

"It's been a lot of ground covered in both distance and issues," she said on Monday. At a time when "banker bashing" became a national sport, Knight's challenge was to defend the industry while avoiding becoming as unpopular as those she represented. She played a key role in shaping the legislation introduced to reform British banks and prevent a similar financial collapse.

On Monday, she paid tribute to her team at the BBA, describing the organisation as "strong and forward looking", and to the commuters who became her sounding board during her morning train ride from Ascot to Waterloo. "I'm kept in order by those who I travel on the train with in the morning. There's plenty of time for people to give me a view."

Knight drew personal criticism for taking on the retail banks' fight against rulings that they should compensate customers for over £5bn of mis-sold payment protection insurance. The BBA backed away from seeking a judicial review after Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays withdrew their support.

"We had to take it on behalf of the banks and that is very hard for a trade association on a very unpopular issue," said Knight. "It became very personalised. But you can't just walk away."

A chemistry graduate who started her career working for Air Products, an American industrial gas company, she set up on her own, forming Knight & Cook, a metallurgical processor, before entering local politics in Sheffield as a Tory councillor. She entered parliament in 1992 before serving as economic secretary to the Treasury between 1995 and 1997.

She lost her seat in the 1997 general election that swept Tony Blair to power, and joined the Association of Private Client Investment Manager and Stockbrokers, where she was instrumental in breaking up a 2000 merger plan between the London and Frankfurt stock exchanges. At the time, she described herself as "a woman with two kids doing a job".

BBA chairman Marcus Agius praised her "extraordinary leadership and energy" and said she had been instrumental in making the BBA "the key voice in the debate on the future of the banking sector".

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