US sanctions 4 Venezuelan government officials for ‘corruption and repression’

Acting pursuant to Executive Order 13692, OFAC has designated four current or former Venezuelan government officials for being “associated with corruption and repression in Venezuela” (asset freezes imposed).

The four individuals are: Rodolfo Clemente Marco Torres (Governor of Aragua State); Francisco Jose Rangel Gomez (Former Governor of Bolivar State); Fabio Enrique Zavarse Pabon (Commander of the Capital Integral Defense Operational Zone of the National Armed Forces); and Gerardo Jose Izquierdo Torres (State Minister for the New Border of Peace). Links here for the OFAC Notice and the US Treasury press release.

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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