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Telephonic Press Briefing with Senior State Department Official on the U.S. Policy Towards Cuba

Senior State Department Official U.S. Policy Towards Cuba Background Press Briefing April 17, 2019 Moderator:  Good morning, and greetings to everyone from the U.S. Department of State Media Hub of the Americas in Miami, Florida.  I am Lydia Barraza, the Director of the Miami Media Hub and the Spanish-language spokesperson.  I would like to welcome ...
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Treasury Targets Finances of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s Regime

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Treasury Targets Finances of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s Regime WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Laureano Ortega Murillo, the son of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, as well as Nicaraguan bank Banco Corporativo SA (BanCorp). Today’s ...
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Treasury Sanctions Central Bank of Venezuela and Director of the Central Bank of Venezuela

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Treasury Sanctions Central Bank of Venezuela and Director of the Central Bank of Venezuela Washington – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Banco Central de Venezuela, or the Central Bank of Venezuela, pursuant to E.O. 13850, as amended, for operating in the financial ...
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Additional Financial Sanctions Against Nicaragua

Additional Financial Sanctions Against Nicaragua Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2019 Today, the United States has affirmed its commitment to use all economic and diplomatic tools to promote accountability for the Ortega regime and to support the Nicaraguan people in their quest for freedom. The United States has sanctioned Laureano ...
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