By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US designates Cuban official and Brigada Especial Nacional

The US has imposed sanctions on the Cuban Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Álvaro López Miera and the Cuban Ministry of the Interior’s Brigada Especial Nacional (Special National Brigade) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13818 (Global Magnitsky sanctions). The designations respond to the “repression of peaceful, pro-democratic protests” that began on July 11, including through physical violence and intimidation, …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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