US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated 4 people for their “complicity in the Ortega regime” pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13851. The sanctions respond to the alleged detention of Nicaraguan political opposition and civil society members and the absence of electoral reforms called for by the Organisation of American States. State Dept …

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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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