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US State Department: 7031(c) corruption designation for Guatemalan Congressperson

Designation of Republic of Guatemala Congressperson Boris España Cáceres Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JUNE 17, 2021Share Today, we are announcing the public designation of Guatemalan Congressperson Boris España Cáceres, due to his involvement in significant corruption. In his official capacity, España has […]

US State Department: Section 7031(c) corruption designations for former Namibian officials

Public Designation of Former Namibian Public Officials for Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 15, 2021Share We are announcing today the public designation of former Namibian government officials Bernhardt Esau and Sakeus Shanghala, due to their involvement in significant corruption.  In their official capacities as Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources (Esau) and Minister of Justice (Shanghala), they were involved in corrupt acts that undermined rule of law […]

Not sure if this is a first, but…

Today, the U.S. sanctioned a whole bunch of Bulgarians for corruption under both the Global Magnitsky sanctions program and under Section 7031(c) designation barring entry to the U.S. I believe it’s the first action against a significant number of EU member state parties. Anyhow, here’s the persons: BOJKOV, Vassil Kroumov […]

Paraguay Congressperson gets Section 7031(c) designation for corruption

Designation of Representative in Paraguayan Congress for Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 6, 2021 Share I am announcing today the public designation of a Representative in the Paraguayan Legislature’s Lower House, Ulises Rolando Quintana Maldonado due to his involvement in significant corruption.  During his time as […]