Michael Jaco and Robert David Steele interview each other – 2 videos

Michael Jaco and Robert David Steele interview each other – 2 videos.
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Robert David Steele unleashes on the intel community,
Child trafficking and the return of the Don.

•Streamed live on Apr 10, 2021
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•Apr 11, 2021
Michael Jaco
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Blossom Goodchild – Channeling The Federation of Light – July 15, 2019

Blossom Goodchild – Channeling The Federation of Light – July 15, 2019

Good morning! Continuing on … You have spoken of ‘topsy turviness and upsidedownness’ often. In our news it has been revealed that the leader of the biggest child trafficking organisation in the world has been arrested, which will lead on to many ‘celebrities’ being uncovered for hideous crimes committed. Is this what you have been speaking of? Thank you.

Welcome Dearest Souls. We find ourselves ever closer to your thoughts and sentiments … for the closer we are able to ‘connect’ with you all, the more we are able to ‘understand’ things from an Earthly perspective. We are able to ‘read’ your thoughts more clearly, now that the Energies are settling and blending.

Are they settling? Doesn’t necessary feel like it.

Yes. The initial ones are … which have made a clearer pathway. Yet, Energies rolling in shall continue a flow filtering through now … to lift you up … build you up … and pave the way.

We shall address your question first and foremost.

This is indeed that which we have been speaking of. The arrest of this gentleman has/will open the biggest can of rancid worms … and uncover movements that one could not possibly conjure up in their darkest nightmares. This is why we implore you to …

HOLD ON TO YOUR LIGHT …

TO SHINE IN YOUR TRUE COLOURS … because when such ‘News’ is presented and brought out to the public … it will certainly be necessary for you to do so.

For a while … there shall be much ‘culling’ of what can be and what cannot be divulged. For indeed, many will be so appalled that there is a possibility of much uprising amongst the people. People, as we have said, will not know what to believe is True … for much will seem literally impossible for a human being to stoop to such levels.

There are many celebrities fearing for their lives and not knowing where to hide for safety.

Yet, it is law that you reap what you sow and may we say, some of the seeds that have been sown by so called people of status, are far from what one would or could possibly expect.

So much is to be exposed and when it is … each shall then open up to yet something else. For it is not just within the said child abuse/trafficking that is to come out. All of this shall lead to uncovering’s of manipulation of your people. We would go as far as to say … ‘Slavery of your people’. Those with a great deal of power and money have taken advantage of their position and now they shall have to deal with the repercussions of such.

We can say without question … it shall not be a pretty sight.

It all sounds rather horrific and yet, you have prepared us for such for a long time and now it seems here it is.

And this is why, Dearest Blossom and all … we have continued to shower you with our Love and expressed the essential need for you to discover THE LIGHT THAT YOU ARE.

For without that KNOWING with inside of yourselves, it will be very difficult to cope with these coming days … for they shall hit you like a ton of bricks.

Please KNOW we are not trying to be negative … we are simply preparing you … for this is not a small matter that will just roll on by.

THIS is the beginning of THE CHANGE … in a way that can be tangibly experienced. There shall be no more ‘Well I’ll believe it when I see it’ … for as trials that have already taken place shall reveal … there is no going back now and your world is about to turn on its head.

Again … it is our purpose to continue to express the ABSOLUTE NECESSITY for your strength to shine through.

When things come out … when souls cannot deal with these things …

IT IS THEN THAT YOU MUST REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE AND WHY YOU CAME.

It is then you you keep saying this to yourselves over and over …

I AM THE LIGHT. I AM THE LOVE. I AM.

Over and over repeat this within your Being … for not only shall it give you strength … it is the call that goes out into the beyond to gather your tribes together and BE ONE.

A UNITED SOUL OF LOVE.

And through this KNOWING you will be encouraged … and you shall feel the Love and the back up from all Angels and Light Beings and sources from other worlds.

For they too have been awaiting to hear this call … from you!

I AM THE LIGHT. I AM THE LOVE. I AM.

Billions of Light forces from ‘Everywhere’ shall heed your call and come to join you.

They too have been preparing for this time …

AND IT IS HERE, DEAREST ONES … IT IS HERE.

Far out! My heart is all a flutter. May I ask where you stand within all this? Just in case we need beaming up!

We are with you 100%. All the way.

For this is what we have been preparing you for. We certainly do not feel that we have ‘done our job and we’ll be off then!’

That’s handy to know!

We shall be where we have always been … in your hearts.

I guess what I am asking is, within all this … when all these atrocities are out in the open and uprisings and upside-down-ness etc. are taking place … can we expect any ‘tangible’ assistance from you?

There will indeed be ‘signs’ of what is to come. Signs, not only from your skies, yet, other phenomena also.

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER.

When you say other phenomena, what do you mean?

In that, with this strength you bring forth … you shall also allow yourselves to ‘step deeper into your True Beingness’ … which will provide you with ‘Powers and abilities’ that have been in slumber.

Darn … I knew I shouldn’t have thrown out my superwoman outfit!

Psychic abilities … Healing abilities … ‘Knowings’ that you didn’t know you knew shall be in the forefront of your everyday movements.

It will seem as if the ‘training’ is over … (for want of a way of describing) and you WARRIORS OF LIGHT are ready now to walk into the field.

You have been preparing for this, for so long.

You have waited so diligently.

You have had times when you thought you would give up and give in.

Yet, here you are … READY!

YOU ARE READY.

ALL IS IN PLACE.

This waiting has been relevant to the jigsaw pieces being put in place and the picture although not of the prettiest … is complete.

YET, LET US SAY AND THIS IS OF MUCH IMPORTANCE …

Although that which is revealed will feel so grim and ‘mind blowing’ … for it WILL blow your minds, Dearest Ones…

KNOW WITH EVERY PARTICLE OF YOUR BEING …THAT WHAT IS TAKING PLACE IS NECESSARY.

IT HAS TO BE DONE.

IT HAS TO COME OUT ON THE OPEN.

IT HAS TO BE CLEARED.

In order for you to MOVE INTO THE GOLDEN LAND.

YOU ARE IN IT NOW. Yet, the darkness must now leave for ever … and it shall.

Revealing to you … Opening up to you …

THE GOLDEN LAYER OF LIGHT that you are now free to live within.

THE GOLDEN LAYER OF LOVE that was buried upon your Planet eons ago.

The rightful and fitting Energy of your Divine Mother Earth is once again to HOLD HER OWN.

To SHINE.

TO THRIVE.

TO DREAM.

TO LOVE.

TO BE.

Dearest Souls … BE yourselves.

The moment of Glory is upon you.

How we have waited, like you … to be this close.

I can certainly feel the energy pounding through my Being. Any other advice?

TRUST YOUR INTUITION.

Ask yourself if what you are presented with is Truth or lies?

Do this by taking a few deep breaths and FEEL that which your heart is telling you.

This is the only way you will KNOW.

Sometimes I have tried to do that … and I am still unsure.

Then breathe some more … Sit with it for as little while longer … and ask for the answer to be felt by you.

There may be much conflict and discussion amongst many as to what is Truth and not only that … the correct way of it being dealt with. For such much anger and hatred will come up to the surface for many … And it is YOUR LIGHT AND LOVE that needs to balance these Energies out.

We do not expect you to not experience this for yourselves … for there will be much delving into your ‘knowledge base’ in order to ‘understand’ the bigger picture and even more understanding required in order to be able to ‘Forgive from your heart’.

Yes. I know it may be tricky to understand where these ‘beings’ were ‘coming from’ to even conjure up a notion of certain behaviours, let alone be able to just ‘Forgive them’.

Yet, may we then suggest you ‘Forgive’ in a general manner? Offer out the Energy of Forgiveness as A WHOLE … FOR ALL THAT HAS TAKEN PLACE … TO ALL THAT ARE IN NEED OF THIS LOVE … Perhaps do not focus on any one particular event … should it be that your ‘mind’ finds that too difficult, yet, as we say … Send out Loving Forgiveness … AS A WHOLE … TO THE WHOLE.

Thank you. I think many may benefit from that suggestion.

Again we say … THIS IS THE ROAD TO YOUR FREEDOM.

So in the toughest of times …

KNOW THE OUTCOME IS OF/FOR THE HIGHEST GOOD.

That which is TO BE will allow you to KNOW A PEACE upon your Planet that She has not felt for so, so long … that the feeling is almost forgotten.

Yet, it shall be as if a spell has been lifted as in a fairy story and the land shall once again be …

Full of sunshine lollipops and rainbows?

Oh, and so much more Blossom Goodchild … So very much more.

Whoa! A wave of Love so strong just washed over me, it made me cry!

THEN IMAGINE … IMAGINE DEAREST ONES … THE LOVE YOU ARE TO EXPERIENCE WHEN THE MOST IMMENSE WAVE OF LOVE FLOWS OVER AND INTO YOUR PLANET … SHOWERING EVERYTHING THAT RESIDES IN AND UPON IT WITH ALL THAT IT IS … LOVE … CHANGING EVERYBODY, EVERYTHING … FOREVER.

It shall arrive at the Divine moment … when it is most poignantly in position to do so and be released.

Many ask if this is the solar flare that is widely spoken of?

It is part and parcel.

We have spoken before of your Sun (that you are aware of) being the gateway to the Divine Source. Therefore, THIS DIVINE WAVE OF LOVE HAS TO COME FROM WITHIN IT.

So, Yes. We confirm it is ‘tied up within’ the solar flare that is to come.

Tied up within, meaning?

Exactly that … A Part of … All that is involved. For once this wave begins to flow … there shall be more to follow.

Oh. I haven’t heard of that before.

More so, in the sense that once ‘The Wave’ has been sent out … it shall be like a ripple effect upon the Planet and also, as if releasing the initial Wave allows then … the ‘breakthrough’ … the Freedom … for the Energy stored up behind it, to flow through, also.

THIS ENCOUNTER SHALL FILL YOUR BEINGS WITH A LOVE THAT YOU HAD FORGOTTEN.

Forgotten what it FEELS like.

Yet, instantly shall you remember … the moment it touches you … and indeed …

BE HOME.

WE LOVE YOU.

WE ARE WITH YOU.

Beautiful, my friends. In such Gratitude … in Loving service. I AM.

 

Please revisit The Invocation ‘We are the Game Changers’ whenever the mood takes you … to keep the Energy as HIGH as we can.

http://youtu.be/MYeqbshjgmA

Make every day a HAPPY HUMAN DAY! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_DDBfwTX1g&feature=youtu.be

The link to be able to access all my YouTubes is http://www.youtube.com/user/isjaabmo

Website: Blossom Goodchild

Shipwrecked on Ten Islands with Clintons & Branson – Part II – by Corey Lynn | Corey’s Digs

Child Trafficking,  Clinton Foundation,  Drug Trafficking,  GLOBAL,  Richard Branson

Shipwrecked on Ten Islands with Clintons & Branson – Part II – by Corey Lynn | Corey’s Digs

Please read Part I first.

What is Going On At Comoros Islands?

Comoros is one of the islands on their list that they wish to bring renewable energy to. It actually consists of three islands, with the largest island being the main focus. It is located just off the coast of Africa between Tanzania and Mozambique, with a population of 800,000. Comoros is a Tier 3 Island, meaning they have a severe problem with child and human trafficking, and the U.S. may be restricting aid to them.

In fact, in the U.S. 2018 ‘Trafficking in Persons Report’, the government of Comoros has literally done little to nothing to help exploited children or prevent trafficking. This is the assessment:

“The Government of Comoros does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore Comoros remained on Tier 3. Despite the lack of significant efforts, the government took some steps to address trafficking by funding the salaries of new personnel at a listening center that provided assistance to victims and by adding a second emergency hotline to ensure crimes from all three islands could be reported. However, the government did not investigate, prosecute, or obtain convictions for any sex trafficking or forced labor crimes, including those committed by complicit officials.

Since 2014, it did not identify or refer any trafficking victims to protective services, and lacked formal procedures to do so. Authorities continued to lack an understanding of trafficking, and the government did not provide adequate resources or training to law enforcement officials, including the office charged with investigating child abuse and exploitation. The extensive use of mediation and financial settlements in lieu of investigation and prosecution of crimes resulted in the return of children to their alleged exploiters. The Anti-trafficking Task Force, which became operational in 2016, made no discernible efforts during the reporting period.”

That being said, there is something oddly strange when viewing this island via satellite. A pattern of trees planted to form what literally looks like a profile of a pigs head, along with some strange grid pattern of additional trees atop it. Located within it, there is another strange image of what would appear to be a very large disc-shaped reflective material with an opening in the center. It looks to be inset on a slight pitch into one of the crater-like mounds. Is it some sort of a solar device, missile launch site, or entrance to some peculiar underground area? Hard to say. If it is some sort of solar mechanism, the nearest home would appear to be quite a distance from it, located north, outside the main perimeter of trees, within its own square perimeter of trees. Going further north and just a hair west, up near the figure eight shaped crater-mound, there is another home with a purple roof. Both seem quite a distance from this reflective disc-shaped material.

The overall outline of the tree pattern spans roughly 2 miles, accounting for one heck of a lot of trees. The silver disc is approximately 130′ across based on google map’s measurements. There are very interesting crater-like mounds on the north end of it as well. This was once a volcanic island, so that may explain these inverted mounds?

Despite all of this, members of the Clinton Foundation visited Comoros Island in February, 2018 to discuss sustainable development initiatives, moving full steam ahead.

Two months later, when April, 2018 rolled around, President Assoumani suspended the country’s constitutional court, calling it dysfunctional. He proposed a constitutional referendum would be held in July, and was gunning to end the system that rotated the single-term federal presidency among the three islands, as well as to allow a president to serve up to two terms. His hope was that if the referendum passed, he would be eligible in the 2019 elections for two new terms as president. There was a lot of resistance and he was accused of an attempted power grab.

In early July it was reported that vice president of Comoros was stripped of most of his duties due to denouncing President Assoumani’s plan. The referendum was held on July 30, 2018 and the proposed changed included elimination of a one-term presidency, would grant the president the power to dismiss the three vice presidents, as well as ending Comoro’s secular status, designating Islam as the state religion. Despite the incredible opposition boycott, there was a 60% turnout and the electoral commission claimed that almost 93% of the voters supported the referendum. Opposition leaders and others disagreed with the reported results. A story all too familiar. What is at stake for President Assoumani to stay the laws so he may remain President?

On August 13, 2018, President Trump nominated Michael Peter Pelletier of Maine to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Madagascar and the Union of the Comoros. Perhaps Mr. Pelletier will have a closer look as to what’s going on at the Comoros islands.

Who Are The Shipmates?

DNV GL: Technical Partner and Lead – industry standard, project development and procurement

Clinton Foundation: Technical Assistance and Procurement

Rocky Mountain Institute/Carbon War Room: Provides overview and recommendation of renewable solution, including technology risk/benefits, overview and recommendation of proposed project investment sites, and develop process steps and time for project schedule.

GRUPOTEC: Saint Lucia – An international firm founded in 2011 and based out of the United Kingdom, develops solar plants and undertook the engineering, procurement, and construction of the solar farm.

LUCELEC: Saint Lucia – Monopoly utility company in Saint Lucia who the government owns shares in, as well as EMERA being a top three shareholder, working with National project coordinator to facilitate development and implementation of renewable energy.

Solar Head of State: Based in Oakland, CA they began installations in 2010 and are entirely volunteer-driven and funded by donations since inception. A non-profit organization working with governments. They provide, free-of-charge solar photovoltaic systems on iconic buildings such as executive residences. Partner with the Clinton Foundation, Rocky Mountain Institute, IRENA, and several others. One of its advisors is Jigar Shah, Co-founder of Carbon War Room with Richard Branson. Another advisor is Danny Kennedy, former owner of Sungevity, who provides some of the free solar panels.

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency – promotes adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy.

CARILEC: Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation – trains member utilities on renewable energy resource development

EMERA (Caribbean) Inc.: Electric services company that provides power to many islands (not on the Saint Lucia project but is a top shareholder in LUCELEC).

Plus several other utility companies and stakeholder agencies/organizations.

Staying The Course:

Their argument for the need to transition the islands into renewable energy is due to the costly importing of fossil fuels to these islands. In their ‘Project Document’ via GEF and UNDP, they state “For instance, Saint Lucia imports almost 100% of its oil needed to run its sole power plant on the island. According to the Caribbean Electricity Service Corporation (CARILEC), electricity prices average at least US$0.34/kWh, in a context where the average annual household income is US$12,800 (2011). The dependence on imported fossil fuels is a familiar story throughout the region and the lack of diversified resources leaves the Caribbean islands greatly constrained in its economic opportunities. The objective of the Ten Island Challenge (TIC) is to accelerate the transition of Caribbean island economies from heavy dependence on fossil fuels to a diverse platform of renewables and energy efficiency, thereby establishing a blueprint for other isolated economies.”

They state that their “Off-Island Stakeholder Groups” will include: financiers and investors, multinational renewable energy and energy efficiency companies, commercial vendors, consultants, regional media, multilaterals, tourism industry corporate HQ (cruise companies, large hotel chains, etc.), energy NGOs, non-profits, foreign governments and other donors, replicators, Caribbean diaspora, small island nations’ governments, and tourists.

Wow, that is a lot of responsibility and involvement. Their goal is to have all islands achieve renewable energy penetration that amounts to 20-50% share of RE in the power generation mix by 2030.

It’s interesting to note that DNV GL is in the oil and gas business as well as renewable energy. CEO Remi Eriksen, believes that renewables and gas will become friendlies, working together in the future because gas can also provide baseload electricity to grids.  He takes the position that gas is the way to go, moving away from coal and other fossil fuels, and states that by 2022, the Norwegian Continental Shelf could host a CO2 storage hub. He feels that the “North Sea can be the CO2 storage hub for Europe and source a new billion-dollar industry, with huge cost savings for combating climate change, representing a massive upside for gas in the future energy mix.”

This was their initial plan, though it has grown since:

Ultimately, their end game is for “The Carbon War Room, through its Smart Island Economies program, will have the infrastructure in place to be able to expand the lessons learned from this experience well beyond the initial Ten Island Challenge participants.” All of this is being carried out in conjunction with the “Island Playbook” guidelines created by the Department of Energy.

Shipmate #1: Clinton Climate Initiative (Clinton Foundation)

According to their website, “The Clinton Climate Initiative has partnered with governments of island nations to develop renewable energy projects that will reduce fossil fuel consumption and assist the transition to a low-carbon economy – with the goal of replicating and scaling this model to significantly reduce the impacts of climate change by creating resilient communities.

By partnering with governments, utilities, financing institutions, and the private sector, we help islands realize their own vision for a sustainable future.”

“CCI, launched by the Clinton Foundation in 2006, is working with small island developing states around the world to create, advance, and scale diesel replacement solutions. Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room, under the banner of the Ten Island Challenge, which was officially launched at Rio+20, is working with ten island nations to accelerate commercial opportunities to transition island economies off fossil fuels.”

An ironic and rather comical quote on their website states “We do not let the fact that we have different email addresses interfere with getting things done”, and is posted twice by mistake. Or was it? After all, duplicate copies of emails are always good. Maybe it was symbolic?

By 2015 they had already partnered with governments of 25 island nations across three continents, prepared over 20 renewable energy projects in nine island countries, and commended the Norwegian government for making it all possible via grants. They also thanked the Dutch Postcode Lottery and their donors for their generosity. In another release, they stated that the project was made possible by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation.

Just two months after Wikileaks launched a searchable archive of over 30,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server, the government of Norway posted a lengthy statement on their website as it pertains to their financial relationship with Clinton Climate Initiative, Clinton Health Access Initiative, and the Clinton Foundation. They state that they provided CHAI with NOK $533 million toward health projects between 2007-2015, and expected to provide an additional NOK $37 million. They contributed NOK $51 million, with anticipation of an additional $19 million toward CCI’s renewable energy to islands, and state that their contributions have created a tenfold increase in investments from the private sector. Cooperation agreements have been entered into with 21 small island developing states. They make it very clear that no funding was provided to the Clinton Foundation, CCI or CHAI before 2007.

It seems this ‘Ten Island Challenge’ has progressed quite a bit. According to Rocky Mountain Institute’s site, they list partnerships with 13 islands, Norway claims there are agreements with 21, and the Clintons stated in 2015 they had already partnered with 25 islands. The Clintons have a tendency to exaggerate, so it’s hard to say which number is accurate.

The Saint Lucia solar farm was a EC $20 million project, located north of Hewanorra International Airport. Now, the Clintons state that “it is the first utility-scale renewable energy project on the island and is funded, owned and operated by LUCELEC”, which is contrary to what all other websites, press releases, and the actual ‘Project Document’ that breaks down the funding reveals. In fact, nowhere does it state that funding came from LUCELEC. They are the monopoly utility company on the island which the government of Saint Lucia has 12.4% shares in.

It boasts nearly 15,000 solar panels which will generate approximately 7 million kWhs (or units) of electricity per year. Construction of the solar farm began in November 2017, and the solar farm began feeding the grid in April, 2018.

The Clinton Climate Initiative, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, stated they provided technical assistance during the procurement process for the project.

Shipmate #2: Rocky Mountain Institute & Carbon War Room

Carbon War Room, founded by Richard Branson in 2009, focuses on initiatives in operation including shipping efficiency, green capital, renewable jet fuels, and smart island economics, with emphasis in environmental areas such as energy supply, industry, buildings, transport and waste management.

The launch director for Carbon War Room was Peter Boyd, who worked for CWR until late 2014, shortly around the time CWR merged with Rocky Mountain Institute. He had also served as CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa. While working for CWR, he also served as chief of the U.K.’s Energy Efficiency Deployment Office, and was on the advisory board for the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Network.

Richard Branson is a busy boy, from owning Necker and Moskito Islands to Virgin Group, and  an energy company called BMR Energy, which it was recently announced that he will be buying the STX Solar Farm on St. Croix, and quite possibly the damaged facility in Estate Donoe on St. Thomas. In 2016 they installed a 36-megawatt wind farm in Jamaica and a smaller facility in Guatemala. He also initiated The Elders back in 2007 with Nelson Mandela and a lot of familiar faces, in an effort to combat HIV/AIDS and climate control. Let’s not forget he was the founding sponsor of ICMEC back in 1999 as well. This is only the tip of the iceberg with “projects” Branson is involved with.

In December, 2014 Carbon War Room joined forces with Rocky Mountain Institute, which had been around since 1982. Founded by experimental physicist, Amory Lovins and his then-wife Hunter, they are dedicated to consulting, research, publication, and lecturing in the field of sustainability. Their main focus is on profitable innovations for energy and resource efficiency. They have nine initiatives: smart island economics, electricity platform, renewables solutions, shipping efficiency, sunshine for mines, sustainable aviation, trucking efficiency, mobility transformation, buildings, and reinventing fire: China. They have headquarters in Colorado, New York, Washing D.D., and Beijing, China.

Justin Locke, Director of Rocky Mountain Institute, also had connections to the World Bank. He served as disaster risk management specialist for the World Bank and managed one of the largest per capita investment portfolios in World Bank history. He accessed climate financing for Eastern Caribbean countries. Prior to that, he worked for UNDP as a development specialist at the UNDP Regional Center based in Fiji, providing technical assistance to 14 island countries, in addition to serving as the community/recover program manager for their multi-country office in Samoa. From 2002-2004, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Kiribati.

Shipmate #3: DNV GL


DNV GL is very involved in the ‘Ten Island Challenge’. In fact, they have a page dedicated to this on their website, which states: “DNV GL acts as the key technical advisor for assisting the three non-profit organizations, local governments and utilities in this transition.” The three non-profits being the Clinton Foundation, Carbon War Room, and Rocky Mountain Institute.

DNV GL is an international accredited registrar and classification society headquartered in Hovik, Norway, with 350 offices operating in over 100 countries, with additional subsidiaries in the shipping and offshore classification society, making them the leader in the industry. They provide services to numerous industries including maritime, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, aviation, automotive, electrification, healthcare, food & beverage, and software & information technology.

Prior to becoming DNV GL in 2013, it was previously ‘Det Norske Veritas’, and was established in 1864 in Norway to head technical inspection and evaluation of Norwegian merchant vessels. It has a long history in the shipping industry. Just a few years after their inception, in 1867 Germanischer Lloyd was founded in Hamburg by a group of 600 ship owners, ship builders and insurers.

On December 20, 2012, the two companies announced a merger which was approved by competition authorities in the USA, EU, South Korea, and China. The merger was officially signed on September 12, 2013 when Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (an independent foundation) owned 63.5% of DNV GL shares and Mayfair Vermogensverwaltung owned 36.5%. On December 14, 2017, Mayfair sold its shares to Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas, making it the sole owner of DNV GL.

Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas is a foundation with several levels of subsidiaries, all of which they now own 100%. Here is how it breaks down:

In a nutshell, Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas is an independent foundation which has no owners or shareholders and operates with a governing body consisting of 10 Board of Directors and 45 Council Members, and was majority owner of Det Norske Veritas Holding AS. Det Norske Veritas Holding AS owns its subsidiary DNV Group AS. After the merger in 2013, when DNV Holding acquired the GL Group, Germanischer Lloyd SE, they changed their name to DNV GL Group AS. Once they finalized their deal with Mayfair in December, 2017, Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas became 100% owner of Det Norske Veritas Holding AS. Confused? To summarize: Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas is an independent foundation with no owners or shareholders, yet owns all of its subsidiaries listed above, five of which are Norwegian limited companies, one is registered as a European Society public company, and one is registered as a Dutch private company with limited liability.

Whereas a foundation in Norway may not have external or internal persons with ownership of the foundation’s assets, the foundation itself can be an owner of companies, and it may accept obligations and financial commitments and be subject to agreements and processes. Foundations are governed by the ‘Foundation Law’ of June 15, 2001, and the Foundation Authority.

They state in their 2016 Annual Report:

“Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas is a free-standing, autonomous and independent foundation whose purpose is to safeguard life, property and the environment. This purpose is achieved through its ownership of companies – of which the most important is the DNV GL group, a classification, certification and technical assurance and advisory company.

In 2016, the Board continued to further develop and refine the company’s corporate governance model and role as a majority owner and holding company without direct involvement in business operations. This work is carried out continuously, in close cooperation with the other governing bodies of Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas.”

What’s not indicated above, is the fact that the DNV GL Group has additional subsidiaries such as KEMA (shipping), GL Noble Denton (Oil & gas), and GL Garrad Hassan Canada Inc. GL Noble Denton was originally two separate companies dating back to 1867. The two companies scooped up a dozen maritime and oil & gas businesses over the years, and merged in 2009 prior to DNV GL merging in 2013, taking them all over. They also reflect in their 2016 Annual Report that in 2015 they acquired ISC ‘International Standards Certification Pty Ltd.’ in Australia and Japan with focus on the healthcare industry. And, they acquired ‘Noomas Sertifisering AS’, a leading Norwegian inspection and certification body within the fish farming and equipment industry. In 2014 they acquired 70% of shares in Marine Cybernetics AS (Norway) with the agreement of acquiring the remaining 30% of shares over a 3-year period.

DNV GL is organized in a group structure with five business areas of focus:

  • Maritime: headquartered in Hamburg, Germany
  • Oil & Gas: headquartered in Hovik, Norway
  • Energy: headquartered in Arnhem, the Netherlands
  • Business Assurance: headquartered in London, UK
  • Software: headquartered in Hovik, Norway

The main shared service providers including HR, finance and IT support to all of the business groups, is headquartered in Hovik, Norway just outside of Oslo.

Det Norske Veritas Eiendom AS is their real estate arm which owns their headquarters in Hovik, just outside of Oslo, Norway, with their parent company Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas and DNV GL operating out of the same location. In addition to the headquarters, Det Norske Vertitas Eiendom AS brought in real estate revenues of NOK $238 million, of which NOK $18 million was revenue from companies outside the Group.

This company is quite expansive. They have offices located all over the world, with multiple locations close to home in Norway. They span the outskirts of the U.S. from Boston, Massachusetts in the East to Miami, Florida in the south, straight over to Houston, Texas, with several locations up the coast of California, and upwards to Portland, Oregon, up north to Seattle, Washington near all of the islands.

According to their 2017 Annual Report, their net profit for 2016 was NOK $876 million, in comparison to NOK $1,233 million in 2015. The significant difference is due to the arbitral award related to the financial settlement between Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas and Mayfair Vermogensverwaltung SE merge in 2013. It seems they had a little bit of a hiccup related to a pre-merger issue with Mayfair Vermogensverwaltung SE, which resulted in a NOK $42 million settlement. Apparently there were some disputes regarding representations and warranties in the Business Combination Agreement and on how to govern DNV GL in accordance with Norwegian law and the Shareholders’ Agreement. Mayfair was also ordered to pay NOK $9 million in legal fees. Google indicates their overall revenue to be at NOK $19.5 billion for 2017.

What Exactly Does The DNV GL Group Do?


It is the world’s largest classification society, providing services for over 13,000 vessels and mobile offshore units, representing 21% of the global market share. They are also the largest technical consultancy and supervisory to the global renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal, and solar) and oil & gas industry. 65% of the world’s offshore pipelines are designed and installed to DNV GL’s technical standards.

As a classification society, DNV GL sets standards for ships and offshore structures, known as Class Rules. They comprise safety, reliability and environmental requirements that vessels and other offshore mobile structures in international waters must comply with. DNV GL is authorized by 130 maritime administrations to perform certification or verification on their behalf. They also created ‘Navigator Port’ software that assists ships with managing electronic paperwork from ship to shore and makes for a smoother port clearance. It boasts more than 1600 forms and port papers required by local and national authorities worldwide, and they are pre-filled with ship’s information and crew data. It covers more than 13,000 ports and terminals, and offers electronic reporting directly to authorities, including US eNOAD.

DNV GL also operates the world’s largest high power and voltage test laboratory, working as an independent, accredited certifier of electricity transmission and distribution components. They are the leader in certifying the renewable energy industry and handling site assessments, permitting and design consultancy. Their energy arm of advisors also handles renewable integration, plant operations, transmission and distribution grids, energy store, and measurements for cyber security.

Additionally, they handle business assurance, having issued certifications to more than 70,000 companies in multiple industry sectors, and is an accredited certifier in 80 countries. They provide accreditation and clinical excellence certifications to American hospitals as well. DNV GL is a provider of digital solutions for risk management and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids and smart cities. Most recently, they have been accredited by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to issue certificates proving compliance with the AWS international standard for freshwater management.

According to their 2016 annual report, the world shipping and mobile offshore units (MOU) was the third highest year ever for scrapping, yet despite this, the world fleet grew by 1% in vessels and 3% in gross tonnage. There were 940 ships contracted in the newbuilding market. DNV GL led all classification societies with 25% of global orders by GT, and the DNV GL-classed fleet stood at 12,404 vessels and MOUs.

DNV GL has also received numerous U.S. government contracts for inspection and certification processes. Between 2015 and 2018 some of those contracts amounted to a combined total of nearly $1 million.

In 2017, they were selected by the World Bank to be part of a consortium to support the development of three new standards in offshore wind turbine support structures, offshore substations, and offshore wind farm power cables in China. They will also be advising the Chinese government on project financing and risk management.

Being a Norwegian company, one can see why the Norwegian Government has a vested interest in the ‘Ten Island Challenge’, and contributed $8,372,000 to the Clinton Climate Initiative for their solar farm projects. DNV GL has 45 overseeing council members and all but seven are from Norway. In addition to this,  Dr. Gro Harlem Bruntland was the “mother of sustainable development”. Dr. Gro Harlem is the former Prime Minister of Norway, former Director-General of the World Health Organization, and Deputy Chair of The Elders, a group that was initiated by Richard Branson in 2007 for the purposes of combating HIV/AIDS and climate change.

Who are The Elders? Another “humanitarian” adventure consisting of a group of members such as Gro Harlem Brundtland, Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, Ban Ki-moon, and numerous others. In 2008, Nancy Becker Kennedy, from Los Angeles, CA, sent an email to John Podesta in the hopes that President-Elect Obama would consider her program she proposed pertaining to “creating millions of jobs through nationalizing in-home care for seniors and people with disabilities.” She went on to explain how she hoped Obama was planning to utilize the invaluable resource of the ‘Global Elders’ and included numerous links about all of the wonderful members.

Back in 2011, Jimmy Carter sent an email to former President Obama letting him know that ‘The Elders’ had accepted an invitation from North Korea to visit Pyongyang. They planned to make stops in China and South Korea as well. Their purpose was to learn as much as possible about humanitarian problems, the political and military situation, and to encourage peace and denuclearization of the Peninsula. Mary Robinson, Gro Harlem Brundtland, and Marti Ahtissari would be joining him as well. Unfortunately, it wouldn’t seem much was accomplished on the denuclearization.

Interesting side note: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland was the Director-General of the World Health Organization from 1998-2003. In 2002, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the current President of the World Bank, nominated by former President Barack Obama in 2012, was working with the World Health Organization on a Tuberculosis treatment, and became the advisor to the Director-General in 2003. Flash forward to May 24, 2018, the World Health Organization and the World Bank Group joined forces to strengthen global health security. World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim co-led the creation of the ‘Global Preparedness Monitoring Board’ which is co-chaired by none other than Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland. The focus appears to be on outbreaks, pandemics, and other emergencies with health consequences.

In regards to Saint Lucia and multiple islands in the region, DNV GL is the technical partner and lead,  with CCI/CWR-RMI focusing on energy audits, feasibility studies, grid integration studies, Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs), and are developing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for procuring IPPs and contractors.

According to DNV GL, they have already been working on projects on other islands such as the British Virgin Islands, Aruba, Bahamas, San Andrés and Providencia, and a utility scale solar project on Caye Caulker, Belize, which is partially owned by Harry Dole.

Shipmate #4: LUCELEC

Up until the beginning of 2016, LUCELEC was the only fully integrated electricity company in Saint Lucia with the exclusive right to transmit and distribute electricity. However, on December 16, 2015, Governor-General Pearlette Louisy enacted the National Utilities Regulatory Commission Act, and the National Utilities Regulatory Commission (NURC) was formed to grant licenses to independent power producers (IPPs) to generate electricity from renewable sources. This put a bit of a strain on LUCELEC since they had always maintained the monopoly position. The new ACT would allow for competition in the renewable energy area, but LUCELEC was confident they would maintain their position in transmission and distribution. Due to the mandate to achieve 35% of electricity production from renewable energy by 2020, LUCELEC was guided by the National Energy Transition Strategy (NETS) to pursue several renewable energy projects. Interestingly, NETS was developed jointly by the Government of Saint Lucia with LUCELEC, in consultation with the Rocky Mountain Institute.

Just for the record, Governor-General Pearlette Louisy is no stranger to Bill Clinton. She was Governor-General from 1997-2017. The Saint Lucia government website still hosts letters of gratitude toward Bill Clinton, such as this one from 1999 where “Dame Pearlette Louisy highlighted the historic visit of President Bill Clinton to the Eastern Caribbean two years ago:

“What was most memorable was the tremendous upsurge of hope and enthusiasm and generous goodwill that this visit generated as well as the new spirit of partnership that the Bridgetown Accord evoked between the Caribbean and its nearest neighbor, the United States. Dame Pearlette Louisy emphasized that there is need to recapture this spontaneous fervour and vitality which inspired the deliberations and decisions of this historic meeting, so that the efforts at preserving peace and democracy and at advancing the economic and social progress to which the Caribbean and the United States them committed themselves can be sustained.”

On January 18, 2003, after his presidency, Bill Clinton attended the Ballroom of the Sandals Grande Hotel for a dinner in honour of him. Many officials were there in support, such as Governor General Pearlette Louisy of Saint Lucia, Governor General of St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Colleague Prime Ministers of the OECS, Members of the St. Lucia Cabinet of Ministers, Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean, Members of the Parliament, Their Excellencies the Members of the Diplomatic Corps, and other distinguished guests. Here is a snippet of what they had to say:

“More than ten years ago, the people of the Caribbean watched and followed the trajectory of the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton. Over that period of American prosperity, President Bill Clinton earned the admiration of most and captured the imagination of many. Tonight, we are honored with his presence among us. Tonight, we who have mostly seen greatness unfold from the proximity of our television screens, have the distinct pleasure and the honor of breaking bread with greatness – in person.

In the best tradition of Caribbean culture, a politician knows when he or she has made it or has lost it, when one becomes the subject of a Calypso. In the past week, one of our radio stations has been playing, over and over, a Calypso defending your record of achievement and accomplishment. The calypso was composed by the Mighty Sparrow — a Trinidadian singer, born in Grenada, a product of our Caribbean, acknowledged and honoured as the world’s greatest calypsonian. It’s most popular refrain is “Don’t Touch Me President”. Now, when a Caribbean Calypsonian whose favorite pastime is “dissing” politicians, tells the world Don’t Touch His President, then Sir, you know for sure that you have entered the annals of the untouchable, the invincible and the unassailable.

The ties that bind the United States and the Caribbean are not simply the links of history, but the association of family, migration, opportunity, and geography. It would be no exaggeration to say that not since John F. Kennedy has a United States President captured the minds and hearts of Caribbean people, as did President Bill Clinton during his tenure at the White House.”

It is remarkable how those words may otherwise be interpreted.

Shipmate #5: GRUPOTEC


The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Valencia, Spain. It also has a presence in the United States (California, Miami, and Puerto Rico), Morocco, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Ecuador, Mexico, Brazil, Algeria, and India.

Valencia International reported on Grupotec, stated that Grupotec is dedicated to engineering and architectural services and has been undergoing a spectacular growth period. However, the article is not dated. They state, “The company’s 2014 revenues have reached 134.389.659 euros thanks largely to contracts obtained in the UK in the areas of renewable energies and sustainable development. Overseas income in fact represents more than 90% of the income of this company founded in 1997.”

Oddly, Grupotec doesn’t even mention their project in Saint Lucia on their website. In fact, they haven’t added new projects to their website since 2013, and the news media coverage on their website only contains stories between 2010 and 2015. For a company that has expanded greatly, one would think they would promote such projects.

According to the videos (top of article) on the big solar farm project and the Governors House in Saint Lucia, Grupotec was the main builder/installer on this job, yet they have very little internet coverage.

Other Shipmates Working on The Ten Island Challenge on Other Islands

Note: This is the short list. More research is required to cover all partners on all islands.

Shipmate #6: Emera (Caribbean) Inc.

Emera (Caribbean) Inc. (EC), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emera Inc., a publicly traded energy utility company. Emera Incorporated has headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Canada, and as of 2017 it had revenues of $6.2 billion with assets of $29 billion. It originated from the provincial Crown corporation Nova Scotia Power Incorporated in 1998 and the name was changed in 2000 to Emera. In 2013, Emera acquired Bridgeport Energy, Rumford Power, and Tiverton Power plants from Capital Power Corporation for $541 million. In 2016, Emera acquired TECO Energy, based out of Tampa, Florida, which included Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas (not the one in Chicago), and New Mexico Gas, for $10.4 billion.

In addition to the above utility companies, Emera also owns Nova Scotia Power, Emera Maine, Barbados Light and Power Company, Grand Bahama Power Company, Dominica Electricity Services, and Light and Power Holdings – LUCELEC. It also owns power plants and trades and markets natural gas and electricity as well as two natural gas companies.

Now follow this: Emera Inc. owns 80% of Light & Power Holdings. Emera Caribbean Limited, who is wholly owned by Emera Inc., sold its 19.1% interest in LUCELEC to Light & Power Holdings Ltd, also owned by Emera Inc., in 2011 for $25.8 million. This brought Light and Power Holdings to an equal top two shareholder in LUCELEC.

In 1994 LUCELEC went public. According to their 2016 credit rating report, as well as information on their website, the current makeup of shareholders include: EMERA (Caribbean) Inc. (20%), First Citizens Bank Ltd. (20%), National Insurance Corporation of Saint Lucia (16.8%), Castries Constituencies Council (16.4%), Government of Saint Lucia (12.4%), and individual shareholders (14.4%). LUCELEC’s shares are traded on the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange.

Aside from Emera (Caribbean) Inc. being an investor in LUCELEC in Saint Lucia, they are also reaping the benefits from their Barbados Light & Power company in Barbados, Grand Bahama Power Supply, Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd., and are a majority shareholder in Dominica Electricity Services Ltd.

Emera was working in St. Vincent on a geothermal project that was expected to commence in 2016. In their 2015 report they state “legal, policy and technical support continues to be provided by the Clinton Climate Initiative and Rocky Mountain Institute.”

In regards to their overall clean energy strategy, they are seeing a “driving change in the global energy arena” that include insights from the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change from 2015 that was held in Paris and “charts a new course in the global climate effort.” From their climate change agenda, they are seeing results with new energy policies made by Caribbean governments. They also state “Further impetus is coming from initiatives such as the Breakthrough Energy Coalition announced by Bill Gates and others that are expected to accelerate technology developments in the renewable energy sector and reduce the cost of alternatives.” As noted above in the timeline, this coalition’s goal is to raise billions from governments for renewable energy to various locations. The group consisting of the likes of Jeff Bezos, George Soros, Mark Zuckerberg, and numerous others contributed an initial investment of $2 billion of their own funds.

Shipmate #7: SIDS Lighthouse Initiative (IRENA)


IRENA was founded in 2009 by Hermann Scheer and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is an intergovernmental organization to promote adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. It consists of 153 states and the European Union, and is an official United Nations observer. Herman Scheer was a socialist democrat member of the German Bundestag (parliament), president of Eurosolar and general chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy. According to Wikipedia, in 2010, “he suddenly died in a hospital in Berlin from heart failure after an unspecified short and severe illness.” Adnan Amin, Kenyan representative, was sworn in on April 4, 2011 as the first Director-General.

In 2015, IRENA developed the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative to support the strategic development and implementation of renewable energy in SIDS (small island developing states), and to assist policy makers with the required steps to enable targeted action. They provide coordinated support for islands to convert fossil-based power systems to renewable energy. They work together with private and public partnerships, intergovernmental and non-governmental stakeholder organizations, and offer technical expertise in planning, identifying, structuring and executing projects, in addition to assisting with financing stages. They state on their website that they have mobilized US $500 million.

The Climate Initiatives Platform website indicates the complete breakdown of information on the SIDS Lighthouses Initiative since its inception in 2015. According to this document, they claim to have an investment volume of $1 billion, representing 19 registered projects since the launch of the Caribbean portal at COP21.

Under participants, they list 19 members:
European Union,  France,  Germany,  Italy,  Japan,  New Zealand,  Norway,  United Arab Emirates,  United States of America,  Indian Ocean Commission,  IRENA,  Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union,  UNDP,  World Bank,  ENEL, Clean Energy Solutions Center,  Clinton Climate Initiative,  Rocky Mountain Institute – Carbon War Room,  SE4ALL.

They indicate they partner with:
Antigua and Barbuda, Mauritius, Bahamas, Nauru, Barbados, Palau, Cabo Verde, Samoa, Comoros, São Tomé and Príncipe, Cook Islands, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Fiji, Seychelles, Grenada, Solomon Islands, Guyana, Tonga, Kiribati, Trinidad and Tobago, Maldives, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, ENEL, New Zealand, European Union, Norway, France, SE4ALL, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Indian Ocean Commission, United States of America, IRENA, UNDP, Japan, World Bank Group

According to the Clinton Foundation’s press release on September 1, 2015, they state that the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) is teaming up with Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room (RMI-CWR), and the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Lighthouses Initiative to help island nations accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and transition away from fossil fuels. They refer to the small island developing states as (SIDS) for short. Not to be confused with SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) most people are familiar with.

Shipmate #8: CARILEC


The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) was founded in 1989 by USAID part of an electric utilities modernization project implemented by NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative) under a five-year co-operative agreement. It began with 9 members, and currently has 35 members, 67 associate members, and 5 affiliate members.

They have partnerships with Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room, Clinton Climate Initiative, IRENA, and CARICOM (Caribbean Community) of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies, all of which are presented front and center at the top of their website.

CARILEC is an association of electric utilities, suppliers, manufacturers and other stakeholders working in the electricity industry in the Caribbean. Their goal is to become a major player in forging member states to develop an energy package.

In 2016, CARILEC signed a MOU (memorandum of understanding) with Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room which entailed a framework for cooperation and coordination in the renewable energy sector and information sharing between utilities in the region.

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Shipwrecked on Ten Islands with Clintons & Branson – by Corey Lynn Part I |Corey’s Digs

Child Trafficking,  Clinton Foundation,  Drug Trafficking,  GLOBAL,  Richard Branson

Shipwrecked on Ten Islands with Clintons & Branson Part I – by Corey Lynn |Corey’s Digs

Bill Clinton was recently in Saint Lucia celebrating the new solar farm that the Clintons were instrumental in erecting. Who knew that the Clintons and Richard Branson were spearheading a renewable energy project across the entire Caribbean known as the ‘Ten Island Challenge’, locking in every island, forming a perimeter around all their favorite places, such as Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Aruba, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Colombia, Kenya, and Tanzania? If one didn’t know better, isn’t that the route drug traffickers and child traffickers utilize? It could just be a coincidence, but it sure is an interesting pattern. And they are just getting started, adding more islands to the list as they go. Sure, importing fossil fuels for power is likely costly and not terribly “green”, but solar panels don’t stand a chance in a hurricane, yet the majority of these islands are in the hurricane beltway. So what’s this REALLY all about? What’s in it for them?This was a very strategically thought-out plan that involves governments, politicians, the billionaire clan, power companies, and one of the biggest shipping industry companies in the world. What the heck would they have to do with renewable energy? A lot. In this open-sourced investigation, you will see the timeline, the shipmates, and how it all connects. You will see how it all manifested and possibilities as to where it is headed.

After reviewing multiple sources citing the islands they have contracted with, it is clear that there are more than just “Ten Islands”. One source involved with the project reflects 10, while another reflects 13, and the Norwegian government claims there are contracts with 21 islands. Yes, the Norwegian government has a vested interest in this project as well. Below are two maps reflecting the majority of the islands that have been cited by most of those involved. It may not include all of the islands, as the “ten islands” were a test pilot for them to acquire additional contracts with other islands. Also note, San Adrés and Providencia are Colombian islands.

That’s quite the pattern isn’t it? If one has ever done any research at all, they would gasp when seeing this. With most of these islands being in the hurricane beltway, the solar panels and wind farms have a difficult time sustaining strong winds and hurricanes, such is an example of the recently purchased solar farm Richard Branson’s Virgin company, BMR Energy, in St. Croix. Renewable energy sources require ongoing maintenance and being in the path of hurricanes adds for potential damage, all of which means more $$ for the providers of these services.

One island that seldom sees hurricane damage is Aruba. Interestingly, Aruba has always been known to be a major cocaine hub for trans-shipment to the United States. Despite this, in 1999, when Bill Clinton was president, Aruba was removed from the U.S. State Department’s list of major drug producing and transit countries. According to the case study posted on the World Bank’s website, the reason for the decline is “unclear”. Curious.

Caribbean Drug Transit Zone

According to this Case Study: Drug Trafficking and The Netherlands Antilles, they clearly indicate that the Caribbean countries are geographically positioned in the world’s largest drug transit zone. They go on to state:

“South America produces nearly all the world’s cocaine. The United States and Europe are responsible for 88 percent of global retail sales of cocaine, a market worth some US$70 billion in 2003(UNODC, 2005). The gross domestic product of the entire Caribbean was US$31.5 billion in 2004. (ECLAC, 2006). In other words, the value of the drug flows through the region may exceed the value of the entire licit economy.”

Interesting side note: Back in 1995 former President Bill Clinton put the “black list” into law, known as the Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNT). It is a database of all known people and companies across the world that have ties to drug traffickers, have been drug dealers or are involved in asset laundering. Locals in various countries refer to it as “The Clinton List”. Most people are familiar with this list, but many are not aware that Bill Clinton is the one who put this law in place. It’s a hell of a database containing names, addresses, known connections, and unique registry or taxpayer ID. Those working ports must cross-reference the list when allowing cargo through. In the right hands, that database would be highly beneficial – in the wrong hands, it could be detrimental by controlling and monopolizing the drug industry.

Caribbean Child Sex Trafficking Hub

The Caribbean is not just a drug trafficking hub, it is also a child trafficking and sex trafficking hub. According to the Trafficking in Persons June, 2018 report, this is what they have to say about Aruba specifically:

“As reported over the past five years, Aruba is a transit and destination country for women, men, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. Venezuelan women are subjected to sex trafficking in Aruba, and foreign men and women are vulnerable to forced labor in the service and construction industries.”

In a report by the Congressional Research Service from 2016 on ‘Trafficking in Person in Latin America and the Caribbean’ they state:

“Human trafficking is a growing problem in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region that contains major source, transit, and destination countries for trafficking victims. Major forms of TIP in the region include commercial sexual exploitation of women and children, labor trafficking within national borders and among countries in the region. The two countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the largest percentages of their populations subjected to “modern slavery,” a term associated with human trafficking, are Haiti and the Dominican Republic, according to the Walk Free Foundation.

Countries in Latin America serve as source, transit, and destination countries for trafficking in persons. Victims are exploited within their own countries and trafficked to other countries in the region. Latin America is also the primary source region for people trafficked to the United States, including by transnational organize crime group. In FY2015, Mexico was the primary country of origin for foreign trafficking victims certified as eligible to receive U.S. assistance.”

It is important to note: Countries that do not cooperate in the fight against human trafficking, and are not actively trying to put a stop to it, are listed as Tier 3 and are subject to U.S. aid restrictions. From the maps above of the islands they are working with, the following are on the Tier 3 List: Belize and Comoros. The Tier 2 Watch List represents countries that are aware of their severe forms of human trafficking, are attempting to make changes, but there is failure to provide evidence of increasing efforts to combat the issue. The following, from the above maps, are on the Tier 2 Watch List: Haiti and Seychelles. The Tier 2 list represents those governments who do not fully meet the minimum standards, but are making efforts to bring themselves in compliance with those standards. The following, from the above maps, are on the Tier 2 list: Antigua & Barbuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mauritius, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago.

 

Of the 19 islands they have contracts with, there are serious human trafficking concerns on 11 of them. The ones listed as two in a group are counted as one, such as Antigua & Barbuda. However, with the exception of the Bahamas being listed as a Tier 1 (good), the other 8 are not on any of the Tier Lists, so it is difficult to determine where they stand. One very key aspect to mention before continuing – in their GEF/UNDP ‘Project Document for the ‘Ten Island Challenge’, they specifically state “Renewable energy and energy efficiency strategies and assessments on selected islands with specific targets that are inclusive, gender responsive and human rights-based.” Yet, they are working with islands that are well documented to be hosts for drug and child trafficking. They also indicate that “A network of young leaders will be created to identify and nurture youth to transition and lead the clean energy sustainable development agenda in the Caribbean.” One could understand the need for training the islanders in the recent solar farm equipment and other possible renewable energy sources being implemented, but where does “nurturing youth to transition and lead” play a role?

Child trafficking has become a worldwide epidemic, with over 300 church clergy abusing over 1,000 children for years that just hit the news, a DCFS adoption manager, boy scout leaders, teachers, daycares, and thousands being arrested for child sex abuse and child pornography, and that’s just in the U.S. The Justice Department’s project safe child has been revving up in full gear with daily press releases of new arrests, and 2,300 in just the past three months. In India, they wouldn’t approve a well-known filmmaker’s movie on child trafficking, saying it’s “crude”.

Aside from the well-known Pentagon scandal from 2007 where numerous military officials and defense contractors were subscribing to child pornography on Pentagon computers, just this month a NASA contractor, Anthony Joseph Culotta Jr. was arrested on child pornography charges.  What makes this story so alarming is that he has worked at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Services Program since 2004, and in 2018 he was found using his NASA-issued laptop computer to search for, view, and possess sexually explicit images of children. What’s worse, is of the over 1,000 images found, there were images of known victims previously identified by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Speaking of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), back in the mid 1990s, Belgium reached out to them in request for assistance with their missing children issues. The NCMEC’s Board of Directors authorized the creation of a new organization that would devote itself to doing globally what NCMEC was committed to doing in the United States. In 1998, members of the Board of the newly created ICMEC held their first meeting, and in April 1999 it was launched by then First Lady Hillary Clinton, Lady Catherine Meyer, and Cherie Booth Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. You can review the full press release that has been archived here, which shows a photo of the three of them at the launch.

Coincidentally, it was Richard Branson’s mother, Eve Branson, who was a founding board member of ICMEC in 1999 and served on the Board of Directors until 2005. Richard Branson was ICMEC’s founding sponsor. ICMEC is a not-for-profit corporation supported entirely by private funds and resources, and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. It is not a government agency.

In a photo of the Board of Directors provided on Wikipedia, we see Eve Branson, along with her son Richard Branson, as well has a myriad of other familiar faces. This begs the question, if they are so passionate about saving children, why are they investing their time and money in renewable energy on islands that have exceedingly high rates of child trafficking and abuse? Wouldn’t it make more sense for them to exert their time and money into helping with a more dire human need? Are abused children really going to benefit from all that solar power?

To understand the magnitude of ICMEC’s reach, in a 2014 report for the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations pertaining to “International Parental Child Abduction” it states that ICMEC has trained law enforcement in 121 countries. They has reviewed laws in 200 countries and worked with parliaments in 100 countries to enact new law on child pornography. They built a global missing children’s network to include 22 countries, established national centers in multiple countries, and created a regional center in Europe serving 13 countries in the Balkan region.

In addition, they met with 400 Arab leaders in Cairo to create an agreement on child protection. They also partnered with the Vatican, Mayo Clinic and Il Telefono Azzurro to create ‘The Declaration of Rome’ on children’s rights. And finally, they entered into formal partnerships with Interpol, and launched a Global Health Coalition of pharmaceutical companies and health care institutions to address a public health crisis with child sexual abuse.

In 2005 it was estimated that 600,000 to 800,000 humans were trafficked across international borders each year, with 50% being minors, according to the U.S. Department of State, and according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), “global profits made from forced labourers exploited by private enterprises or agents reach $43 billion every year, of which $31.6 billion from trafficked victims.” Nine years later, in 2014, the (ILO) reported “forced labor in the private economy generates $150 billion in illegal profits per year, three times more than previously estimated.” Polaris, who runs the human trafficking hotline (an article in of itself), also validates (ILO)s $150 billion figure, before the Washington Post tries to dispute these numbers and twist words as they’ve done with so many others reporting accurate information. Ironically, that same year, in 2014, religious leaders from around the world met at the Vatican to sign the ‘Declaration of Religious Leaders against Modern Slavery’. That didn’t age well.

Polaris points out another fact: “In 2016, an estimated 1 out of 6 endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were likely child sex trafficking victims. Of those, 86% were in the care of social services or foster care when they ran.

Again, all of this begs the question, if ICMEC is as all-powerful as they claim, and have made all of the above steps, as well as many others, to help prevent this worldwide epidemic, why then have the numbers of trafficked victims significantly increased since its inception in 1999 rather than decreased? What exactly are they preventing? It’s a legitimate question.

More questions are raised, when looking back to the State Department cover-up of pedophilia that plagued the MSM when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. As the New York Post CBS, and NBC news reported in June, 2013, they had obtained documents tied to ongoing investigations involving eight cases of alleged misconduct by state department workers, contractors, and a United States ambassador, all of which occurred during Hillary Clinton’s tenure. An internal Inspector General memo from October, 2012 reported the ambassador under investigation “routinely ditched his protective security detail in order to solicit sexual favors from BOTH prostitutes and minor CHILDREN.” The report also states that a high-ranking official at the State Department directed investigators to “cease the investigations”. Hard to swallow.

Here’s a 3-min News clip from NBC:

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Armed with so much information, one must ask, what’s in it for them to develop these islands with renewable energy? Why? Because these people continue to get rich off the poor, and they are not accustomed to offering acts of kindness unless there is some sort of pay-to-play in it for them, which is well documented by Charles Ortel and many others when it comes to the Clintons, who own 50+ foundations and organizations according to their tax returns. Just how much “pay” and how much “play” is yet to be determined as it pertains to the islands.

Even Richard Branson says, “A world where market barriers will not prohibit profitable solutions to climate change, and where entrepreneurs who are passionate about preserving our planet’s resources are simultaneously tapping into the biggest economic opportunity of our generation.” He is a billionaire who also happens to own Necker Island & Moskito Island, located among the British Virgin Islands, but tapping into additional funds from the “climate change agenda” is at the top of his list? So much so, he created a ‘Creating Climate Wealth’ summit in the British Virgin Islands, and owns renewable energy companies as well.

There are a lot of familiar faces on board with this “project” of converting all of these islands to renewable energy. The timeline paints quite a picture and will illustrate most of those involved, in addition to the strategic planning that went into this. This is by no means a comprehensive timeline, as there are many islands involved, and the main focus is on how this operation began and who all is involved, with primary coverage of Saint Lucia, because that is where Bill Clinton was at this past weekend to celebrate their new solar farm. However, there is information on their other island projects sprinkled throughout – one that is very curious indeed.

Timeline for The Ten Island Challenge

 

2006
Clinton Climate Initiative was founded under the Clinton Foundation.

2009
Carbon War Room was founded by Richard Branson and Jigar Shah. Their focus is on shipping efficiency, sustainable aviation, islands energy program, sunshine for mines, and trucking efficiency.

January, 2009
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), founded by Hermann Scheer, is an intergovernmental organization to promote adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. It consists of 153 states and the European Union, and is an official United Nations observer.

June, 2012
Ten Island Challenge launched, and according to Hillary Clinton’s emails, she was having private lunches and meetings with Richard Branson prior to their launch at the RIO+20 conference. But then, she and Branson go way back, as you will see later in this article. Their Ten Island Challenge is to convert ten islands into renewable energy to reduce the use of fossil fuels. They’ve since contracted with more than ten islands.

September 12, 2013
DNV GL was created with the merger of Det Norske Veritas (Norway) and Germanischer Lloyd (Germany). They are a whale operating in the marine shipping industry, gas and oil pipelines, renewable energy, among other endeavors. According to their October 22, 2015 write-up on their website, they are the technical partner and lead on the Ten Islands project.

March, 2014
Justin Locke, former Disaster Risk Management Specialist for the World Bank from 2010-2014 and UNDP Development Specialist from 2008-2010, became the new Director of the Islands Energy Program for Rocky Mountain Institute who is a big part of the Ten Islands project.

November 24, 2014
Initial submission date for funding to the Global Energy Facility (GEF), an arm of the World Bank whose implementing agency is the United Nations Development Programme.

December, 2014
Rocky Mountain Institute founded in 1982 by Hunter Lovins and her then-husband Amory Lovins, merged with Richard Branson’s ‘Carbon War Room’ to become a subsidiary under RMI. Both companies play a major role in the Ten Islands project.

January, 2015
The Obama Administration’s U.S. Department of Energy releases the ‘Energy Transition Initiative – Islands Playbook’, which is a 120-pg pdf action-oriented guide to successfully initiate, plan and complete a transition to an energy system that relies on local resources while eliminating one or two imported fuels. They state: “We anticipate that the first additions will result from joint efforts undertaken by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Rocky Mountain Institute, and the Carbon War Room, to support energy transition efforts in

 

the Caribbean.” They go on to state that the document was made possible through the leadership and support of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and that the Carbon War Room will also be using the ‘Playbook’ as the implementation strategy for its ‘Ten Island Challenge’. Along with the Island Playbook, they created individual “Energy Snapshot’s” on each of the islands, such as this one on Saint Lucia.

April 29, 2015
Over $300 million in funding was approved and disbursed.

September 1, 2015
Clinton Foundation puts out a press release stating “Organizations unite to support renewable energy development on islands”.

December, 2015
Breakthrough Energy Coalition was founded by Bill Gates and friends. See Breakthrough Energy Ventures below, as it is one in the same.

December 16, 2015
Governor-General Pearlette Louisy enacts the National Utilities Regulatory Commission Act, and the National Utilities Regulatory Commission (NURC) was formed to grant licenses to independent power producers (IPPs) to generate electricity from renewable sources.

May 2016
Under the ‘Green Tourism’ section about Caribbean hotel energy efficiency in a fact sheet in Obama’s archives states: “As part of the Caribbean Regional Clean Energy Program, USAID is launching complementary activities focused on the Eastern Caribbean that will assist the private sector in developing new financing tools for energy efficiency and renewable energy.” Though it’s not made clear as to what these “complementary activities” represent.

September 19, 2016
The Governors house in Saint Lucia receives solar installation by ‘Solar Head of State’. They travel the Caribbean and other locations installing solar panels to all government buildings, not just the President or Governor’s house. None of this is mentioned in press releases or articles from any of the parties involved with the project in Saint Lucia. Solar panels and installation are all done by donation and volunteers. Sungevity an Oakland, CA based solar electricity company, founded in 2007 and sold to Northern Pacific Group for $50 million in April, 2017, with a subsidiary ‘Sungevity Netherlands’, donates a lot of the solar panels. The original founder is now an advisor with ‘Solar Head of State’. Trina Solar based out of Changzhou, China, founded in 1997, also donates a lot of solar panels. This is a very nice incentive for governments to get on board with this program.

Saint Lucia Government House Solar Installation – HTS News


December, 2016

Breakthrough Energy Ventures was spearheaded by Bill Gates, with a group of “founders”: Jeff Bezos, Marc Benioff, Richard Branson, Reid Hoffman, Jack Ma, George Soros, Tom Steyer, Meg Whitman, Mark Zuckerberg, University of California, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Michael Bloomberg, and MORE. Since its inception, they have added companies as well, such as GE, Wells Fargo, and the usual crew. Their initial intention was to bolster governmental assistance in renewable energy to $20 billion. The group invested their own funds totaling $2 billion.

July 20, 2017
The Clinton Foundation, in a press release, announced the contract signing between the Clinton Climate Initiative (CF), Rocky Mountain Institute and the Carbon War Room for the solar farm in Saint Lucia.

 

September 29, 2017
Groundbreaking for solar farm in Saint Lucia.

December 14, 2017
Mayfair sold its 36.5% shares in DNV GL, making Det Norske Veritas Foundation the sole owner of one of the biggest shipping, gas & pipelines, and renewable energy industry leaders.

February 12, 2018
Clinton Foundation members meet with officials in Comoros Island to discuss sustainability development projects.

August 8, 2018
The Clinton Foundation puts out a media advisory alerting them that President Clinton and Prime Minister Chastanet would be joining officials from the Clinton Foundation, Rocky Mountain Institute, and LUCELEC to open the new 3 MW solar farm on Saint Lucia. Article on this here.

The coordination of events and strategy involved is damn impressive, is it not? They really went all out to see this through. It’s amazing when governments and organizations work together, what can be achieved in such a short amount of time. And yet, with all that effort they put into ICMEC for 19 years, Saint Lucia still remains a Tier 2 in human trafficking?

LUCELEC and GRUPOTEC Develop ‘first ever’ Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Project in Saint Lucia:

 

A Quick Glimpse of a Few Other Island Projects

In Jamaica, Solar Head of State announced its participation with the government to install solar photovoltaic panels on the national executive office, Jamaica House. The U.S. firm Solar Island Energy will be working with numerous other energy companies to perform the installation. The solar PV panels are donated by Trina Solar, founded by Jifan Gao, a leading figure in China’s solar industry. The project is being coordinated by the Clinton Climate Initiative and Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War room.

February 1, 2018
In one of the more alarming press releases,
“Clinton Foundation to Launch Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery in the Caribbean”, they state that they were “invited” by the leaders of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Antigua & Barbuda, and Dominca to meet with them on post-disaster recovery of their islands. The entire world knows what they did to Haiti, so it would be very unlikely they were “invited”. Yet, they have the nerve to commend themselves on how much money they have raised to help Haiti since 2010 in this very press release, and apparently intend to do the same with these other islands by focusing on their energy, infrastructure, health, education, and economic development, taking their ‘Ten Island Challenge’ to a whole new level.

August 9, 2018
The Clinton Foundation puts out a media advisory alerting them to former President Clinton’s announcement of their solarization projects on St. Thomas and St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands with Gov. Mapp and Bloomberg Co-Founder Tom Secunda – with a commitment by Expedia Group to solarize the islands.

Necker Island is owned by Richard Branson. He also owns nearby Moskito Island. But Richard Branson is not the only one to own an island. Many celebrities own islands, including known pedophile Jeffrey Epstein who is doing time in prison for soliciting prostitution from girls as young as 14-years-old.

Just off the coast of Belize, another area they are focusing their renewable energy efforts, Bill Gates boasts the largest island in the Republic of Belize, called Bugue Caye. In fact, not far from his island resides all-time climate change fighter, Leonardo DiCaprio, who owns Belize’s Blackadore Caye island. Apparently back in 2007 he suggested he was going to turn it into an eco-resort, then made the official announcement in 2015 that come 2018 he intends to do just that.

Here is a an extensive list on the Clinton Foundation website detailing many of their CGI projects, though many appear to overlap with CCI. It’s hard to keep all of their initiatives straight.

This is what financial analyst, Charles Ortel has to say about Part I, as well as the Clinton Climate Initiative. Don’t miss Part II below the video.

 

  https://youtu.be/GBIYM1vwjco

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Find out:

What is Going On At Comoros Island? You are going to want to see this!

The Shipmates Involved in The Ten Island Challenge

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