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.)

Map of Latin America showing countries where major protests have occurred in recent months (AFP Photo)
A student holds a sign reading "Don't shoot, listen!!!" during a protest
on June 17, 2013 in Brasilia (AFP, Evaristo)

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. …

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Brazil’s World Cup exit: Worse than 1950 trauma?– AFP, Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

A Brazil soccer fan watches his team lose to Germany at a semifinal
 World Cup match inside the FIFA Fan Fest area in Sao Paulo, Brazil,
Tuesday, July 8, 2014. AP

BELO HORIZONTE – Brazil’s humiliating exit from the World Cup is as close as it gets to a national trauma in a football-mad nation whose identity is closely associated with its team.

The country of 200 million people had hoped to win the title at home and erase memories of its 1950 World Cup defeat to Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro, the notorious “Maracanazo” at the Maracana Stadium.

But instead Brazil suffered the worst defeat in its 100-year footballing history, falling 7-1 to Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in the southeastern city of Belo Horizonte — now the infamous “Mineirazo.”

“It looked like a game between adults and children,” wrote the prominent sports analyst Juca Kfouri on his blog. “Brazilian football has never experienced such humiliation.”

The country’s newspapers called it the biggest disgrace in the team’s history, with dubbing it the “Shame of Shames.”

But other analysts said the Mineirazo could not compare to the Maracanazo.

“In 1950 we felt we had an unbeatable team and losing at the Maracana was unthinkable,” Michel Castellar, an analyst at the sports daily Lance, told AFP.

“This time, we knew that we had a team with a lot of flaws and that maybe they would not reach the final. Was it a national humiliation? Yes, because of the number of goals. But it wasn’t a new Maracanazo,” he said.

Successful cup

In 1950, Brazil had yet to win the World Cup and getting the title would have put the developing country on the map.

Since then, the Selecao has won a record five World Cup titles, gave the world the “jogo bonito” (beautiful game) and produced football giants as Pele, Garrincha, Zico and Ronaldo, winning over fans among the rich and the poor, white or black.

Today’s superstar Neymar was unable to play the semi-final after suffering a broken vertebrae in the previous game.

The power of football put a lid on protests that had marked the run-up to the tournament.

Hundreds of thousands of people had held protests last year during the Confederations Cup, denouncing the record $11 billion spent on the World Cup and demanding the money be spent on better hospitals and schools instead.

There were a few protests that attracted small crowds during the World Cup, though after Tuesday’s defeat some fans wondered whether hosting the tournament had been worth the cost.

Although the Selecao lost, the tournament itself can be considered a success, with fears of chaos never materializing despite delays in the construction of stadiums, experts said. And the games were full of surprises, upsets and goals.

“This World Cup has been a real gift for Brazil,” said Pedro Trengrouse, a United Nations consultant for the tournament.
Fans of the Brazilian national soccer team watch their team lose during a live
 telecast of the semi-finals World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Germany,
 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Germany handed Brazil its heaviest
World Cup loss ever with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals that stunned
the host nation. AP

Coping with defeat

While the low point for fans was seeing the Selecao’s horrific defeat, experts say Brazilians now know how to cope with both triumphs and disappointments.

“There have been many cups since 1950. There were victories and defeats. Everybody is used to this,” said Lamartine da Costa, a sports management expert at Rio de Janeiro State University.

“The Maracanazo was something that was never repeated. It was unprecedented,” he said.
Costa said the continent-sized country was much more isolated in 1950.

“This isolation created an inward-looking culture. Brazilians don’t understand others very well. The same thing happens with other large countries like the United States, Russia or China.

“There is an unrealistic feeling of power and surprises come when things you expect don’t happen. One of the theories is that’s what happened in 1950,” he said.

Today, Brazil is the world’s seventh biggest economy and 40 million of its people were lifted out of poverty in the past decade.

They demand more prosperity and better quality of life, but football is no longer their only passion.

And Brazilians relate less with their millionaire stars, who play mostly across the world in Europe.

“Before, the players represented a football closer to amateurism,” Costa said. “Their behavior was exemplary, representing the values of the homeland and the love of football.”

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