OFAC SANCTIONS ADDITIONS

OFAC ADDS 2 INDIVIDUALS AND TROPAS DE PREVENCION TO CUBA SANCTIONS LISTS

On 13 August, OFAC announced that Pedro Orlando MARTINEZ FERNANDEZ; Romarico Vidal SOTOMAYOR GARCIA; and TROPAS DE PREVENCION (TDP) to

sanctions lists.  It is said that this is the third round of sanctions since protests started in Cuba on 11 July 11, as the US Treasury continues to aggressively target persons in connection with actions to suppress peaceful, pro-democratic protests in Cuba.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210813

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0321

OFAC ADDS AN OMANI INDIVIDUAL, 4 MIDDLE EAST ENTITIES AND AN ADDITIONAL VESSEL TO SANCIONS LISTS

In addition to the listing of 2 persons and an entity in Cuba, OFAC has added an Omani said to have connections to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and acting on behalf of Iran, 4 entities linked to the Omani, broker Mahmood Rashid Amur Habsi, and the Oman Pride, a Liberian-flag tanker.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210813

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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