US lifts sanctions on Venezuelan official

8 May 2019

OFAC has delisted Cristopher Figuera, the former Director General of Venezuela’s National Intelligence Service (SEBIN), because, last week, he “broke ranks with the Maduro regime and rallied to the support of the Venezuelan constitution...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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.