Category: Sanctions

United States: Sanctions on the Cuban Ministry of Interior

United States Places Global Magnitsky Sanctions on the Cuban Ministry of Interior and Its Minister Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on the Cuban Ministry of Interior (MININT) and…

Department of State: Designation of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Washington DC (STL.News) The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo released the following statement: The State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists. The Trump…

Iran to US: Lift sanctions immediately

(STL.News) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that Tehran is in no rush for the United States to rejoin the 2015 Nuclear Agreement.  He urged that sanctions imposed on Iran to be lifted. ? YouTube video provided courtesy…

US imposes sanctions on 14 Chinese officials over Hong Kong crackdown

(STL.News) The United States imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on 14 Chinese officials over their alleged role in Beijing’s disqualification last month of elected opposition legislators in Hong Kong.  YouTube video provided by WION News STL.News References:…

Treasury Sanctions Network for Assisting Colombia’s Clan del Golfo Drug Trafficking Organization

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Jhon Fredy Zapata Garzon (Zapata Garzon) pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) for materially assisting the international narcotics trafficking…

United States threatens fresh sanctions against China

(STL.News) Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition lawmakers said on Wednesday they would resign in protest against the dismissal of four of their colleagues from the city assembly after Beijing gave local authorities new powers to further curb dissent.  YouTube video…

United States Sanctions Entities Related to Iran’s Petroleum Industry

Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States will continue to prevent the Iranian regime from using the Iranian people’s natural resources to fund terror and support oppression.  Yesterday, the Department of State, Department…

United States Sanctions Iranian Energy Institutions Supporting the IRGC-QF

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Instead of using its natural resource wealth to improve living conditions for the Iranian people, the Iranian regime prefers… The post United States Sanctions Iranian Energy Institutions Supporting the…

United States Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities & IRGC Cyber Actors for Interfering in Our Elections

United States Sanctions Five Iranian Entities and Watchlists IRGC Cyber Actors for Interfering in Our Elections WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States… The post United States Sanctions 5 Iranian Entities & IRGC…

United States Sanctions Russian Government Research Institution

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States remains steadfast in countering malign cyber activities by Russian actors on behalf of the Government of… The post United States Sanctions Russian Government Research Institution appeared…

United States Sanctions Two Hizballah Officials

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: The United States is designating two Hizballah officials to maintain pressure on the group and impede its ability to… The post United States Sanctions Two Hizballah Officials appeared first…

The United States Sanctions on Members of the Nicaragua

The United States Sanctions a Member of the Nicaraguan Judiciary, Another Member of Ortega’s Inner Circle, and Another Entity Washingtion, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following… The post The United States Sanctions on Members of the…