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SECO adds 8 people to Nicaragua sanctions

Updated sanction notification  The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER has published an amendment to the annex to the ordinance of June 24, 2020 on measures against Nicaragua (SR 946.231.158.5). On August 13, 2021, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER changed the list […]

August 6, 2021: US restricts 50 more Nicaraguans’ visas

The United States Restricts Visas of 50 Additional Nicaraguan Individuals Affiliated With Ortega-Murillo Regime PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 6, 2021Share The Department of State has imposed visa restrictions on 50 immediate family members of Nicaraguan National Assembly representatives and Nicaraguan prosecutors and judges. As these actions demonstrate, […]

EU adds 8 to Nicaragua sanctions

Nicaragua: EU imposes sanctions on eight more individuals The Council has imposed restrictive measures on eight more individuals responsible for serious human rights violations in Nicaragua and/or whose actions undermined democracy or the rule of law, including Vice-President Rosario Murillo. These measures are targeted at individuals and are designed in […]

Canada expands Nicaragua sanctions

Canada imposes sanctions on additional individuals in response to ongoing human rights violations in Nicaragua July 14, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced sanctions against an additional 15 individuals under the Special Economic Measures (Nicaragua) Regulations in response […]

US imposes visa restrictions on 100 Nicaraguans

The United States Restricts Visas of 100 Nicaraguans Affiliated with Ortega-Murillo Regime PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 12, 2021Share The Department of State has imposed visa restrictions on 100 members of the Nicaraguan National Assembly and Nicaraguan judicial system, including prosecutors and judges, as well as […]

To every action, there is a (sanctions) reaction: U.S. sanctions Nicaraguan officials

Today, OFAC sanctioned the following persons under the Nicaragua-related program: CASTRO RIVERA, Edwin Ramon, Nicaragua; DOB 05 Jan 1957; POB Leon, Nicaragua; nationality Nicaragua; Gender Male; Passport A0008826 (Nicaragua) issued 02 Feb 2012 expires 02 Feb 2022; National ID No. 2810501570012H (Nicaragua) (individual) [NICARAGUA]. ORTEGA MURILLO, Camila Antonia, Nicaragua; DOB […]

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 […]

EU renews Nicaragua sanctions

Nicaragua: Council renews EU sanctions regime for one year The Council has today extended the existing framework for imposing targeted restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua for one year, until 15 October 2021. The sanctions regime was introduced in October 2019 after the Council had repeatedly expressed its concern about the deteriorating political and […]