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Former Guatemalan minister designated due to corruption by State Department

Public Designation, Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption, of former Guatemalan Minister Alejandro Sinibaldi PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 3, 2019 Share The Department of State designates former Guatemalan Minister of Communications, Infrastructure, and Housing Alejandro Sinibaldi due to his involvement in significant corruption. Mr. Sinibaldi […]

Corruption-o-Rama 2: Cambodia, Latvia AND Serbia

Global Magnitsky Program Designations for Corruption and Serious Human Rights Abuse MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 10, 2019 Share On International Anticorruption Day and International Human Rights Day, the United States reiterates its commitment to combat corruption and to promote and protect human rights globally.  The Department of […]

Corruption-o-Rama 1: Latvians and Cambodians

Public Designations Due to Significant Corruption of Latvian and Cambodian Officials MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 10, 2019 Share Today, the Department of State designates two foreign officials due to involvement in significant corruption.  These designations are made under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, […]

Canada’s International Anti-Corruption Day statement

Statement on International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “Corruption undermines public trust and the rule of law, disproportionately affects women and vulnerable […]

Even more Global Magnitsky designations…

Earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-WARFALLI, Mahmud (a.k.a. AL-WERFALLI, Mahmoud; a.k.a. AL-WERFALLI, Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf), Benghazi, Libya; DOB 1978; nationality Libya; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG]. ANWAR, Rao (a.k.a. AHMED, Rao Anwar; a.k.a. KHAN, Anwar Ahmed; a.k.a. KHAN, Anwar Ahmed Rao; a.k.a. KHAN, Rao Anwar Ahmed), Pakistan; DOB 01 […]

Charity starts at home, huh?

International Anticorruption Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 9, 2019 Share Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally.  Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic […]