OFAC SANCTIONS FURTHER SENIOR CUBAN OFFICIALS IN RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATORS

On 19 August, a US Treasury news release advised that OFAC had designated 3 Cuban individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13818, which builds upon and implements the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and targets perpetrators of serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world – Roberto Legra Sotolongoand Andres Laureano GonzalezBritoof the Cuban Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFAR), and Abelardo JimenezGonzalezof the Cuban Ministry of Interior (MININT).

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20210819

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0327

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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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