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2 Former Maltese Officials get 7031(c) coal in their stockings for corruption

Public Designation of Former Maltese Public Officials Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 22, 2021Share Today, the U.S. Department of State announces the public designation of former Maltese public officials Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri due to their involvement in significant […]

Wild, Wild Life…

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Wildlife Traffickers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 13, 2021Share The Department of State is disrupting wildlife trafficking networks by imposing visa restrictions on eight nationals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  These actions under section 212(a)(3)(C) of the Immigration and […]

Open toolbox, take out visa restrictions…

Announcement of Visa Restrictions Against Cuban Officials PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 30, 2021Share In the wake of the Cuban regime’s actions targeting peaceful demonstrators on November 15, the Department of State has imposed visa restrictions on nine Cuban officials implicated in attempts to silence the voices […]

EU suspends visa services for Belarusian officials

Belarus: Council suspends visa facilitation provisions for officials of the Belarus regime The Council today adopted a decision partially suspending the application of the EU-Belarus visa facilitation agreement. This decision is a response to the ongoing hybrid attack launched by the Belarusian regime. The suspension covers the provisions that waive […]

EU imposes visa measures on The Gambia

Council adopts visa measures against The Gambia The Council today decided to temporarily suspend the application of certain provisions in the visa code to nationals of The Gambia. This decision was taken due to the country’s lack of cooperation on readmission of third-country nationals illegally staying in the EU. No […]

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, […]

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 […]