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…

Referendum to keep foreigners out of Switzerland?

On Sunday, the Swiss vote on whether to restrict immigration to their country. The ramifications of a yes vote, experts say, could be huge. To their shock, the referendum has a decent shot at passing. When Germans hear Switzerland, they first think of the children’s book “Heidi”, snow-covered mountains and secure bank accounts. Their neighbor…

UN’s naked male sculpture hidden ahead of Iran talks

AFP Monday, Oct 14, 2013 GENEVA – A relief carving of a naked man at the UN’s Geneva headquarters was covered up on Monday, apparently to spare the blushes of Iranian diplomats ahead of fresh talks on the country’s nuclear drive. UN officials would not comment on why the wall relief, inspired by Michelangelo’s “Creation…

Swiss War Drill simulates invasion by Bankrupt French

  Monday, 30 September 2013 Hordes of bankrupt French invade Switzerland to get their hands on their “stolen” money — such is the imaginary scenario cooked up by the Swiss military in simulations revealed over the weekend. Carried out in August, the apparently outlandish army exercise was based on the premise of an attack by…

Alibi Agencies Help Create Double Lives

By Barbara Hardinghaus An episode of Germany’s top crime show recently highlighted a secretive business: helping clients create and maintain lies. Now one such agency is struggling to keep up with the demand. For his best clients, Patrick Ulmer says he goes out and arranges the lie personally. In one instance, he got into his…

Bad sleep around full moon is no longer a myth

Contact: Olivia Poisson olivia.poisson@unibas.ch University of Basel Many people complain about poor sleep around full moon. Scientists at the University of Basel in Switzerland now report evidence that lunar cycles and human sleep behavior are in fact connected. The results have been published in the journal «Current Biology». The research group around Prof. Christian Cajochen…

Rich Move Assets from Banks to Warehouses

(Sm)art Investing By Christoph Pauly To avoid paying taxes, the rich are emptying their bank accounts in Switzerland and investing in art. This has spawned a new business of storing such works tax- and duty-free in warehouses across the world. One of the world’s most valuable art treasures is being stored in an extremely ugly…

Swiss Govt rejects deal, won’t let US Govt see Bank Accts….

  Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Swiss parliament rejected a bill designed to resolve a dispute over undeclared bank accounts held by U.S. citizens, potentially setting the stage for American prosecution of the country’s banks. Members of parliament’s lower house voted 123 to 63 against the bill, which would have allowed Swiss banks to cooperate with…