OFAC NICARAGUA SANCTIONS – NEW NAMES

On 9 June, OFAC advised that 4 new names had been added to its SDN List in connection with Nicaragua.  They are said to have been designated for supporting the Ortega regime’s efforts to undermine democracy, human rights, and the economy.  They are are –

·         Camila Antonia Ortega Murillo, the Coordinator of the Creative Economy Commission and daughter of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega;

·         Leonardo Ovidio Reyes Ramirez, President of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN);

·                  Edwin Ramon Castro Rivera, a deputy of the Nicaraguan National Assembly (NNA); and

·                  Julio Modesto Rodriguez Balladares, a Brigadier General of the Nicaraguan Army and Executive Director of the Military Social Welfare Institute (IPSM).

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jl0400

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210609

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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