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State Department Statement on OFAC Cuba designations

Additions of Cuban Military-Owned Companies to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 2020 Share Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added three Cuban military-owned companies to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked […]

OFAC adds to Cuba and Nicaragua sanctions

Today, OFAC added the following persons: AGUILAR GARCIA, Marvin Ramiro, Altos de Motastepe Casa No 430, Managua, Nicaragua; DOB 10 Jan 1957; POB Chontales, Nicaragua; nationality Nicaragua; Gender Male; Passport A0008313 (Nicaragua) issued 03 Jun 2009 expires 02 Jun 2014 (individual) [NICARAGUA].  DOMINGUEZ ALVAREZ, Fidel De Jesus, Altos E San Isidro […]

What gives a sanctions person nightmares?

The OFAC 50 Percent Rule, and whether or not it applies to the Chinese Military Companies program, of course. It’s a short way of saying, I have a new episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation – Mr. Watchlist’s Nightmare. Now, I’m experimenting here… hopefully, a little web player just appeared… if […]

OFAC amends the CACR, and updates the FAQ list

Today, OFAC issued a Final Rule amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR), amended a bunch of existing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and issued a new one. These changes correspond to the changes to remittances announced earlier by the State Department in its Saturday press release. Basically, they’re cutting out […]

Where in the world is OFAC today? Syria and Cuba

Today, OFAC added the following people under the Syria sanctions related to Executive Order 13894: IBRAHIM, Nasreen Hussein (Arabic: نسرين حسين إبراهيم) (a.k.a. IBRAHIM, Nisrine; a.k.a. IBRAHIM, Nsrin; a.k.a. IBRAHIM, Nsrin Hussin), Damascus, Syria; DOB 13 Nov 1975; POB Latakia, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Female; National ID No. 06110008173(Syria) (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894].  IBRAHIM, […]

If you like piña coladas…

You may like the newest episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation – all about the latest changes to the US Cuban sanctions regime, and whether or not it’s substantive in nature or just a way to troll for votes in Florida (look at the calendar)… We’re on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, […]