The ” Lagarde List “

Editor’s Note (Ralph Turchiano) Re-Post Request for cross reference HSBC and Panama files. Original Post date 28 October 2012 Engineering Evil : Authenticity Still Requires further verification Being on a List does not imply guilt Current Source Info: Zougla Keep Talking Greece “Clicking on each image will open an enlarged image in a new window. This was…

IMF pronounces Bulgaria’s banks safe just two weeks before Bank Run

Friday, 11 July 2014 Earlier this summer, IMF bureaucrats went to Sofia, Bulgaria to study the country’s economic progress. And roughly a month ago, they released an official report which stated, among other things, that Bulgarian banks are “stable and liquid.” Talk about epic timing. Because less than two weeks later, Bulgaria’s banking system was…

EU to help Ukraine pay Russian gas bill

EEV: ? 04 Mar   2014 Brussels (AFP) The European Union will help Ukraine pay the $2.0 billion it owes to Russian gas giant Gazprom, a top official said Tuesday, as part of an aid package reportedly worth more than one billion euros. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that “payment of the outstanding Ukraine bills…

EU to force Britons to publish details of wills and property

A bill being debated in Brussels would force UK citizens to disclose ‘reams’   of private, financial information on a public register Mark Field MP said the EU proposals “threaten a family’s right to keep their affairs confidential” By Richard Dyson 6:55AM GMT 09 Feb 2014 New legislation planned in Brussels is set to heap fresh…

EU gives US six months to lift visas

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 The European Commission has requested that the US lift visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. If within six months the problem is not solved, the EU could introduce visas for US diplomats, the Commission warned, reports EurActiv. The development comes as a result of the entry into…

EU has secret plan for police to ‘remote stop’ cars

The EU is developing a secret plan to give the police the power to control cars by switching the engine off remotely A French police officer watching for road traffic infringements in Paris Photo: GETTY IMAGES Bruno Waterfield and Matthew Day 9:50PM GMT 29 Jan 2014 The European Union is secretly developing a “remote stopping” device…

Welfare debate stokes Germany-EU tensions

“The German social welfare system is not a self-service convenience store for all the Europeans that come to our country,” Does the German social welfare system contravene European law? The EU seems to think so. It has made a statement regarding the rights of migrants that has caused quite a stir in Germany. Christian Social…

Is Europe on the verge of a popular uprising?

Europe’s ‘crisis after the crisis’ poses uncertainty in 2014 14 Dec 2013   The question was asked by one of Greece’s most respected newspapers as another year of painful austerity drew to a close. If public anger does explode on the streets, wrote Kathimerini, it will not be provoked by politicians or labour unions, but…

Financial Stability Board Global Shadow Banking Monitoring Report 2013 (OFIs grew to $71 trillion )

December 1, 2013 The following report was released November 14, 2013 by the Financial Stability Board, an international organization that includes representatives from the G-20 nations, European Central Bank, European Commission, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, as well as the Bank for International Settlements.