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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 and one entity 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 and one entity identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on September 30, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, 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 (www.treasury.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 foreign persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of 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 September 30, 2014, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the eight individuals and one entity listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order:

Individuals

1. ACEVEDO PAMPLONA, Francisco Luis, Carrera 1 No. 18-52, Cali, Colombia; c/o INVERSIONES INVERVALLE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 29 Apr 1965; Cedula No. 71660070 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

2. AVILA MIRANDA, Jorge Adalberto, c/o CAUCALITO LTDA., Cali, Colombia; Calle 52N No. 2D-29, Cali, Colombia; DOB 23 Apr 1950; Cedula No. 12534286 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

3. BENAVIDEZ CHAVEZ, Alvaro Higinio, Carrera 8N No. 17A-12, Cartago, Colombia; c/o AGROPECUARIA MIRALINDO S.A., Cartago, Colombia; c/o ARIZONA S.A., Cartago, Colombia; DOB 01 Feb 1971; Cedula No. 94295393 (Colombia); Passport 94295393 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

4. GIRALDO HERNANDEZ, Adriana Maria, c/o UNIVISA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o V.I.P. PRODUCCIONES E.U., Cali, Colombia; DOB 08 Mar 1961; Cedula No. 31857952 (Colombia); Passport AF234411 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

5. IZQUIERDO QUINTERO, Rosalino, c/o INVERSIONES INVERVALLE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 04 Oct 1956; Cedula No. 70111037 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

6. MARMOLEJO VACA, Hernan Rodrigo, c/o INVERSIONES INVERVALLE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 02 Jul 1948; Cedula No. 14972401 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

7. QUIAZUA ESPINEL, Maria Teresa, c/o Start Printed Page 61134CAJA SOLIDARIA, Bogota, Colombia; c/o CREDISOL, Bogota, Colombia; c/o REPRESENTACIONES Y DISTRIBUCIONES HUERTAS Y ASOCIADOS S.A., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 14 Oct 1966; Cedula No. 51837790 (Colombia); Passport 51837790 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

8. SALAZAR LUGO, Nelson, c/o TURISMO HANSA S.A., San Andres, Colombia; DOB 14 Jul 1955; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 16597419 (Colombia); Passport AH682171 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

Entity

1. V.I.P. PRODUCCIONES E.U., Calle 1A No. 55B-115, Cali, Colombia; NIT # 805031027-1 (Colombia) [SDNT].

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Dated: September 30, 2014.

John Smith,

Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

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[FR Doc. 2014-24052 Filed 10-8-14; 8:45 am]

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