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Haiti Sanctions Day: OFAC uses the counter narcotics program

OFAC has added the following persons: LAMBERT, Joseph, Haiti; DOB 05 Feb 1961; POB Jacmel, Haiti; nationality Haiti; Gender Male (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. LATORTUE, Youri, Haiti; DOB 13 Nov 1967; POB Gonaives, Artibonite, Haiti; nationality Haiti; Gender Male; National ID No. 05-01-99-1967-11-00001 (Haiti) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. to its counter narcotics sanctions program, […]

Section 7031(c) designation for former Colombia official

Designation of Former Colombian Senator Luis Alberto Gil Castillo for Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JUNE 30, 2022Share The United States is designating former Colombian Senator Luis Alberto Gil Castillo for his involvement in significant corruption.  Gil Castillo solicited and accepted monetary bribes from a subgroup […]

Secretary of State statement on May 8th sanctions actions

Targeting Russia’s Financial, Defense, and Marine Sectors and Promoting Accountability for Russian and Belarusian Military Officials PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 8, 2022Share As President Putin’s unprovoked and unjustified war enters its fourth month, the United States recognizes the staggering human toll of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. […]

State Department Statement on human rights-related designations.. plus some additional visa restrictions

Promoting Accountability for Human Rights Abuses Perpetrated by the Governments of Russia and Belarus PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 15, 2022Share The United States, with support from Allies and partners, is taking action to promote accountability for the Russian and Belarusian governments’ human rights abuses and violations within and […]

March 9, 2022: Section 7031(c) designation for former President of Ecuador

Designation of Former Ecuadorian President Bucaram for Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MARCH 9, 2022Share The United States is designating former Ecuadorian President Abdalá Jaime Bucaram Ortiz, Sr. due to his involvement in significant corruption, including misappropriation of public funds, accepting bribes, and interfering with […]