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.)


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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

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"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. …

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Bolivia's Morales vows to forge on despite referendum loss

Yahoo – AFP, Raul Burgoa, 25 February 2016

Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma answers questions from the press at 
Quemado palace in La Paz on February 24, 2016 (AFP Photo/Aizar Raldes)

La Paz (AFP) - Bolivia's President Evo Morales vowed Wednesday to pursue his Socialist "struggle" despite a stinging defeat in a referendum to extend his rule that confirmed strong headwinds across Latin America for leftist leaders.

"We have lost a democratic battle, but not the war," the indigenous 56-year-old said after accepting that his proposal for a constitutional reform to lift his term limit had met defeat in a Sunday plebiscite.

"We respect the results, it is part of democracy," he said, but declared: "The struggle goes on."

A tally of virtually all ballots cast showed 51 percent had voted against his reform and 49 percent were in favor.

The referendum defeat was Morales' first direct election loss since taking office a decade ago. It means he will have to step down at the end of his current mandate, in 2020.

Morales is already Bolivia's longest-serving leader since independence from Spain in 1825.

Anti-left backlash

His loss highlighted what appears to be a regionwide backlash against leftist leaders and governments that enjoyed power across much of Latin America in the early years of this century.

In next-door Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff, the deeply unpopular anointed successor to working-class hero Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is struggling against an impeachment push, a huge corruption scandal and a crumbling economy just ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

In Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, chosen successor to the late Hugo Chavez, is being forced to adapt to an opposition-run parliament while also overseeing a tanking economy.

An Aymara indigenous woman places her vote in the ballot box on February 21, 
2016 in Huarina during a referendum (AFP Photo/Aizar Raldes)

And in Argentina, a new, business-friendly president, Mauricio Macri, is busy setting about undoing the protectionist policies of his populist predecessor, Cristina Kirchner.

In Morales' case, the poll defeat had less to do with a conservative pushback than perceptions of corruption.

"Unlike other Latin American presidents, he remains a popular and respected figure," noted Gaspard Estrada, a Latin America expert at the Sciences Po university in Paris.

Morales' support remains especially high among indigenous groups and grassroots organizations that have prospered during his time in power, which saw Bolivia's mineral and gas-rich economy more than triple in size.

But his reputation took a hit on allegations he used his influence in favor of contracts for CAMC, a Chinese engineering company that employs his ex-girlfriend.

Rural leaders close to him are also being investigated in a $2.5-million fraud case, and the opposition has accused him of wasteful spending.

'I can leave happily'

Under Bolivia's constitution, the president gets a five-year mandate renewable just once.

Morales already had the constitution changed once, three years after taking power in 2006.

Under that revised constitution he was again elected president in 2009, then won his one-off renewal in 2014. His current term ends in 2020.

Morales blamed the vote against the referendum on a "dirty war on social networks."

He predicted that, even with his departure in four years, the Socialist momentum he had given to the economy and politics would continue through "the Bolivian people."

Graffiti on a wall in opposition to the Bolivian referendum, in El Alto, Bolivia 
on February 21, 2016 (AFP Photo/Aizar Raldes)

"The program is not in debate," he said.

However Morales' loss could disrupt the remainder of his term and his Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, a grouping of unions and social movements, analysts say.

It "will probably cause an internal struggle to replace him," analyst Andres Torres predicted.

Analysts at the Eurasia Group consultancy said, though, that Bolivia's relatively strong economy made it "unlikely" that the country would suffer instability in the short term.

Morales himself has insisted he is ready to go quietly into political retirement when the time comes.

"With my record, I can leave happily and go home content. I would love to be a sports trainer," the Spanish newspaper El Pais quoted him as saying. Morales is a noted football fan who plays with local teams.

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