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About Robert Stewart

Robert S. Stewart is a Canadian/Swiss entrepreneur, financier, investor, Master Planner, explorer, scientist, adventurer, athlete, Corporate Director, Chairman and CEO of numerous global enterprises including those in mining, petroleum, infrastructure, telecoms, aviation, hospitality and medical research . Currently, he has invested in the construction of the world's first integrated cacao plantation (103 hectares), chocolate processing factory in Costa Rica. Cacao beans are normally sold into the world market and processed into chocolate in the Northern Hemisphere, far from the planters and plantations of the Tropical zone where they grow. Modern, industrial chocolate has had the bitter mass from poor quality beans provided by 95% of Forestero beans removed from them and replaced by massive amounts of white beet sugar, soya and other additives. Criollo and Triniterio beans from Central America are the best beans in the world, where they first grew 4000 years ago. Adding value and paying the workers adequate salaries and prices for their high quality beans will lift them and Third World economies out of poverty. He created the World Ocean Corporation to clean-up plastics, toxic chemicals, municipal and industrial waste; replenish decimated fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea, North Sea, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic Oceans; and to build protection and exclusion zones for reproducing fish, mammal, animal and aviary species found in the oceans covering 71% of the Earth's surface. He writes frequently in the OP ED pages of the New York Times, Financial Times of London, The Economist, Toronto Globe and Mail, Mining.com, The Times and Telegraph of London, Winnipeg Free Press and the Victoria Beach Herald. These are reprints of his editorial and OP ED pieces and comments on those who write better articles than his own. While he uses his own name or Email address to identify the writer of his articles, occasionally he is forced to use a "nom de plume" by the editors. "Beaverbrook" passes for that, after three generations of family dogs of the same name. It's a dog's world.

The global crisis in conservatism: Today’s right is not an evolution of conservatism, but a repudiation of it

London July 4, 2019 VLADIMIR PUTIN, Russia’s president, has declared the liberal idea “obsolete”. It will not surprise you to learn that we disagree. Not just because he told the Financial Times that liberalism was all about immigration, multiculturalism and … Continue reading

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Conrad Black on Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and his prison days

London 29th June 2019 He was, in his own words, a ‘staggeringly rich’ businessman and newspaper magnate, who went to prison for a multimillion dollar fraud conviction in 2007. He has kept a low profile ever since. Then six weeks … Continue reading

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Roger Federer:”You cannot be alone at the top”

By Simon Kuper The Financial Times, London 28th June, 2019 In 25 years of interviewing athletes, I’ve learnt that they never ask you anything back. Roger Federer is the exception. In the van to his private jet, he bombards me … Continue reading

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Xi Jinping wants China’s armed forces to be “world-class” by 2050: He has done more to achieve this than any of his predecessors

London, June 27th June 2019 OVER THE past decade, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been lavished with money and arms. China’s military spending rose by 83% in real terms between 2009 and 2018, by far the largest growth spurt … Continue reading

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What Jordan’s Refuge Crisis can teach the rest of the world

Jordanian Refugee Camp – 5th June 2019 WASHINGTON – In the summer of 1949, three years after I traded my United States Army uniform for civilian clothes, and three months after I sold my half of a successful war surplus … Continue reading

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Anti-Trump Protests in London a Bust

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Ted Malloch: Live from Londonthe heart of London we see the fact. The Trump protest was a real bust. It is damp, no wet, and all the placards have been thrown away. It rained on the … Continue reading

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MEASURING PERFORMANCE: New Data Shows Absolute Economic Destruction During Obama Years

Friday, May 31, 2019 by Assistant Editor May 30, 2019 Guest post by Dr. Ted Malloch, author of Davos, Aspen and Yale The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis just released this single snapshot of economic performance over the Obama … Continue reading

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DRAFT Master Plan For the Development and Operation of the world’s first integrated Criollo/Triniterio/Hybrid Cacao farm (near Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica)

For the Development and Operation of the world’s first integrated Criollo/Triniterio/Hybrid Cacao farm (near Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica) Cacaitos Plantation S.A. (103 hectares) combined with an Industrial FBM Chocolate Factory (in Heredia, Costa Rica) Chocolates Maryanto S.A. processing pure chocolate … Continue reading

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Why fund, bank, broker and investment managers should listen to shareholders

Business and finance London, 29th May, 2019 Ignoring investor concerns often does more harm than good ARTHUR BALFOUR was a British prime minister who did not think much of his party members. “I’d rather take advice from my valet than … Continue reading

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Lessons for Canada from Brexit:

28th May, 2019 The Brexit debates in the UK Parliament are surreal. It is hard to believe the current incumbents of the UK Commons are working in the heart of modern democracy. When the government decided to hold a referendum … Continue reading

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