US continues Colombia drug trafficking sanctions for 1 year

In October 1995, the US adopted Executive Order 12978, which declared a national emergency in respect of “significant narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia”, which imposed asset freezes on these designated individuals and entities. President Donald Trump has announced the continuation of the national emergency as declared for 1 year until 21 October 2020. White House Press Release.

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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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