USA continues Colombia drugs trafficking sanctions for 1 year

In October 1995, the USA adopted Executive Order 12978, which declared a national emergency in respect of “significant narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia” (imposes asset freezes on them). Last week (17 October), President Donald Trump continued those sanctions for 1 year by continuing the national emergency as declared. White House press release here….

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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