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Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978

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AGENCY:

Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) is publishing the names of eight individuals 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.

DATES:

The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (“SDN List”) of the eight individuals 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 23, 2010.

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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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/​ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service at (202) 622-0077.

Background

On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) (“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 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 23, 2010, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the eight individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order:

FAJARDO CUELLAR, Jairo, c/o ADMINISTRADORA DE SERVICIOS VARIOS CALIMA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o CHAMARTIN S.A., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 1619282 (Colombia); Passport 1619282 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

HERRERA INFANTE, Alberto, c/o CONSTRUCTORA DIMISA LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o INDUSTRIA AVICOLA PALMASECA S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 10 Apr 1960; Cedula No. 16637518 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

MORALES ESPINAR, Carmen Rosa, c/o COLFARMA PERU S.A., Lima, Peru; DOB 9 Aug 1976; D.N.I. 10006822 (Peru) (individual) [SDNT]

MORALES LUYO, Luis Jaime, c/o COLFARMA PERU S.A., Lima, Peru; LE Number 08195408 (Peru) (individual) [SDNT]

OTALORA RESTREPO, Edgar Marino, c/o DISDROGAS LTDA., Yumbo, Valle, Colombia; Cedula No. 5198602 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

SALCEDO RAMIREZ, Jaime, c/o INMOBILIARIA U.M.V. S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 25 Dec 1964; Cedula No. 16706222 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

SALDARRIAGA ACEVEDO, Carlos Omar, Calle 9B No. 50-100 apt. 102, Cali, Colombia; c/o RADIO UNIDAS FM S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 16 Jan 1954; alt. DOB 6 Jan 1954; Cedula No. 14998632 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

VILLA OSPINA, Mauricio, c/o ADMINISTRADORA DE SERVICIOS VARIOS CALIMA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o CHAMARTIN S.A., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 16365834 (Colombia); Passport 16365834 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

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Dated: February 23, 2011.

Adam J. Szubin,

Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. 2011-4601 Filed 3-1-11; 8:45 am]

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