Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List) based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
OFAC: Andrea Gacki, Director, tel.: 202-622-2490; Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; or the Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855.
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The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).
Notice of OFAC Action(s)
On July 22, 2021, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below.
1. LOPEZ MIERA, Alvaro (Latin: LÓPEZ MIERA, Álvaro), Cuba; DOB 26 Dec 1943; POB Havana, Cuba; nationality Cuba; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG].
Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C)(1) of Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017, “Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption” (E.O. 13818) for being a foreign person who is or has been a leader or official of an entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, serious human rights abuse, relating to the leader's or official's tenure.
1. BRIGADA ESPECIAL NACIONAL DEL MINISTERIO DEL INTERIOR, Cuba; Target Type Government Entity [GLOMAG].
Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii)(B) of E.O. 13818 for being owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, the MINISTRY OF INTERIOR, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order.
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Dated: July 22, 2021.
Bradley T. Smith,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury.
[FR Doc. 2021-15957 Filed 7-26-21; 8:45 am]
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