Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the name of an individual whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers.
The unblocking and removal from OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (the “SDN list”) of the individual identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on February 10, 2009.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) Start Printed Page 7547(“IEEPA”), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the “Order”). In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad.
Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia, or (b) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order.
On February 10, 2009, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN list the individual listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order.
The listing of the unblocked individual follows: LUGO VILLAFANE, Jesus Alberto, c/o INVERSIONES Y CONSTRUCCIONES VALLE S.A., Cali, Colombia; Calle 70N No. 14-31, Cali, Colombia; c/o CONCRETOS CALI S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o INVHERESA S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 24 Jun 1951; Cedula No. 14977685 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]Start Signature
Dated: February 10, 2009.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. E9-3319 Filed 2-13-09; 8:45 am]
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