November 13, 2019: EU, OFSI amend Venezuelan listings

On Wednesday, UK regulators implemented Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1891 by making a number of amendments and corrections:

3. 8 entries, listed in the annex to this Notice, have been amended following the publication of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1891 on 12 November 2019 and are still subject to an asset freeze.

4. A further 16 entries have been corrected to update identifying information and are still subject to an asset freeze. Details of these corrections can be found in the Annex to this Notice.

Amendments:

1. REVEROL TORRES, Nestor Luis Reverol

DOB: 28/10/1964. Position: Minister for Interior, Justice and Peace. Vice-President of Public Works and Services and Executive Secretary of the Electrical General Staff. Other Information: EU-only listing. Former Commander General of the Bolivarian National Guard. Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13580.

2. LUCENARAMIREZ, Tibisay Lucena

DOB: 26/04/1959. Position: President of the National Electoral Council (Consejo Nacional Electoral – CNE) Other Information: EU-only listing Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13582.

3. SAAB HALABI, Tarek William Saab

DOB: 10/09/1963. POB: El Tigre, Anzoategui state, Venezuela Position: Venezuelan Attorney General appointed by the Constituent Assembly Other Information: EU- only listing. Previously Ombudsman and President of the Republican Moral Council. Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13585.

4. SUAREZ CHOURIO, Jesus Rafael Suarez

DOB: 19/07/1962. Position: General Commander Commander in Chief of the Bolivarian National Army and Chief of the General Staff to the Commander-in-Chief. Other Information: Former General Commander of the Venezuelan Bolivarian National Army. Former Commander of Venezuela’s Comprehensive Defence Region of the Central Zone (REDI Central). Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13683.

5. JAUA MILANO, Elias Jose Jaua

DOB: 16/12/1969. Position: Minister of Popular Power for Education Other Information: Former Minister of Popular Power for Education. Former President of the Presidential Commission for the illegitimate National Constituent Assembly. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13688.

6. BERNAL ROSALES, Freddy Alirio Bernal

DOB: 16/06/1962. POB: San Cristobal, Tachira state, Venezuela Position: Head of the National Control Centre of the Committee for Local Supply and Production (CLAP) and Protector of Tachira State. Commissioner General of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Other Information: Head of the National Control Centre of the Committee for Local Supply and Production (CLAP) and Commissioner General of SEBIN. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13691.

7. BLANCO HURTADO, Nestor Blanco Neptali

DOB: 26/09/1982. National Identification no: V-15222057 Position: Major in the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) Other Information: Has operated alongside officials in the Directorate-General of Military Counter-Intelligence (Direccion General de Contrainteligencia Militar (DGCIM)) since at least December 2017 Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13791.

8. CALDERON CHIRINOS, Carlos Alberto

National Identification no: V-10352300 Position: Senior office holder (referred to as Commissioner, Director and Director General) in the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13793.

Corrections:

1. GRANKO ARTEAGA, Alexander Enrique Granko

DOB: 25/03/1981. National Identification no: V-14970215 Position: Head (Director) of the Special Affairs Division (DAE) of the Directorate-General of Military Counter-Intelligence (Direccion General de Contrainteligencia Militar (DGCIM)) Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13796.

2. HERNANDEZ DALA, Ivan Hernandez

DOB: 18/05/1966. Position: Head of Directorate-General of Military Counter- Intelligence Other Information: Head of the Directorate-General of Military Counter- Intelligence (DGCIM) since January 2014 and Head of the Presidential Guard since September 2015. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13685.

3. RODRIGUEZ GOMEZ, Delcy Eloina Rodriguez

DOB: 18/05/1969. Position: Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Other Information: Vice President of Venezuela, former President of the illegitimate Constituent Assembly and former member of the Presidential Commission for the illegitimate National Constituent Assembly. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13687.

4. HERNANDEZ HERNANDEZ, Socorro Elizabeth Hernandez

DOB: 11/03/1952. Other Information: Member (Rector) of the National Electoral Council (CNE) and member of the National Electoral Board (JNE). Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13695.

5. EL-AISSAMI MADDAH, Tareck Zaidan El-Aissami

DOB: 12/11/1974. Position: Vice President of Economy and Minister for National Industry and Production Other Information: Former Vice President of Venezuela with oversight of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13679.

6. RIVERO MARCANO, Sergio Jose Rivero

DOB: 08/11/1964. Position: Inspector General of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces Other Information: General Commander of

the Bolivarian National Guard until 16 January 2018. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13680.

7. BLANCO MARRERO, Rafael Ramon Blanco

DOB: 28/02/1968. National Identification no: V-6250588 Position: Deputy Director of the Directorate-General of Military Counter-Intelligence (Direccion General de Contrainteligencia Militar (DGCIM)) and Division General of the Venezuelan Bolivarian National Army Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13792.

8. ESCALONA MARRERO Alexis Enrique Escalona

DOB: 12/10/1962. Position: Chief in Charge of the National Office Against Organized Crime and Terrorist Financing (ONDOFT) Other Information: National Commander of the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command (Comando Nacional Antiextorsion y Secuestro (CONAS) between 2014 and 2017. Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13794.

9. GUERRERO MIJARES, Hannover Esteban Guerrero

DOB: 14/01/1971. Other Information: Head of Investigations at the Directorate- General of Military Counter-Intelligence (Direccion General de Contrainteligencia Militar (DGCIM)) from at least April 2019 to August 2019. As Head of Investigations he supervised the DGCIM facility in Boleita. Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13797.

10. HARRINGTON PADRON, Katherine Nayarith Harrington

DOB: 05/12/1971. Other Information: Formerly Deputy Prosecutor General (also translated as Deputy Attorney General) from July 2017 until October 2018. Appointed Deputy Prosecutor General by the Supreme Court in violation of the Constitution, rather than by the National Assembly. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13694.

11. MORENO PEREZ, Maikel Jose Moreno

DOB: 12/12/1965. Position: President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia) Other Information: EU-only listing. Formerly Vice President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela. Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13584.

12. FRANCO QUINTERO, Rafael Antonio Franco

DOB: 14/10/1973. National Identification no: V-11311672 Position: Agent in the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN) Other Information: Head of Investigations at the Directorate-General of Military Counter-Intelligence (Direccion General de Contrainteligencia Militar (DGCIM)) between at least 2017 and December 2018 Listed on: 27/09/2019 Last Updated: 27/09/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13795.

13. MORENO REYES, Xavier Antonio Moreno

Position: Secretary-General of the National Electoral Council Other Information: Secretary-General of the National Electoral Council (CNE). Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13696.

14. CABELLO RONDON, Diosdado Cabello

DOB: 15/04/1963. Position: President of the Constituent Assembly and First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Other Information: EU- only listing Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 08/11/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13586.

15. BENAVIDES TORRES, Antonio Jose Benavides

DOB: 13/06/1961. Other Information: EU-only listing. Formerly Chief of the Capital District (Distrito Capital) Government until January 2018. General Commander of the Bolivarian National Guard until 21 June 2017. Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 10/07/2019 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13583.

16. OBLITAS RUZZA, Sandra Oblitas

DOB: 07/06/1969. Position: Vice President of National Electoral Council Other Information: Vice President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) and President of the Commission of the Electoral and Civilian Register. Listed on: 26/06/2018 Last Updated: 26/06/2018 13/11/2019 Group ID: 13690.

Links:

OFSI Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1891

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