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But You Can’t Stay Here

Episode 28 of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation explains the origins of the clause in sanctions-related Executive Orders that bars sanctioned persons from entering the country. It all stems from a 2011 Proclamation issued by President Obama… And the episode all stemmed from my realization last episode that the Belarus E.O. (From […]

March 19, 2018: OFAC makes Venezuela sanctions changes

On Monday, OFAC added the following individuals to the SDN List: CONTRERAS, Willian Antonio (a.k.a. CONTRERAS, William), Capital District, Venezuela; DOB 17 Aug 1968; citizen Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 9953939 (Venezuela); Passport 041067710 (Venezuela) expires 12 Jan 2016; Vice Minister of Internal Commerce, within the Ministry of Popular Power of Economy […]

December 21, 2017: More Magnitsky!

One day after OFAC’s issuance of the Magnitsky sanctions regulations, the President has issued a new Executive Order related to the program. Additionally, OFAC has issued new FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) related to the Executive Order, and made the following individual designations:  BADJIE, Yankuba (a.k.a. BADGIE, Yankuba; a.k.a. BADJI, Yankouba), […]

October 7, 2016: Burma Shaved!

As expected, on Friday, the President signed an Executive Order terminating the sanctions against Myanmar (aka Burma). OFAC issued removals for the remaining Burma sanctions listings:  STATE PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF BURMA [BURMA].    SHWE, Than; DOB 02 Feb 1935; alt. DOB 02 Feb 1933; nationality Burma; citizen Burma; […]