Today (1 March), OFAC designated 6 Venezuelan government officials, pursuant to Executive Order 13692 (asset freeze & travel ban), for being aligned with President Nicolas Maduro and “associated with the obstruction of humanitarian aid deliveries into Venezuela” on 23 February 2019. See OFAC Notice and US Treasury Press Release.
The 6 officials: Richard Jesus Lopez Vargas; Jesus Maria Mantilla Oliveros; Alberto Mirtiliano Bermudez Valderrey; Jose Leonardo Norono Torres; Jose Miguel Dominguez Ramirez; and Cristhiam Abelardo Morales Zambrano.
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,...See profile for Michael O'Kane >