US Treasury Sanctions Guatemala’s Los Huistas Drug Trafficking Organisation with Ties to Mexican Cartels

On 18 March, US Treasury advised that OFAC has designated the Los Huistas Drug Trafficking Organisation (DTO) – the dominant criminal structure in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango (along the border of Guatemala and Mexico) – and its leaders pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 14059 for drug trafficking that threatens the people and security of the United States and Guatemala.  

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0666

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20220318

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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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