Nicaragua’s National Assembly on Saturday approved nationalizing a major gas station company two days after the United States imposed sanctions on it for allegedly being used by President Daniel Ortega’s family to finance and launder money for the…
Published: December 14, 2019 at 06:45PM
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The Trump administration imposed sanctions Thursday on a son of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega for his alleged role on money laundering and corruption.
Published: December 12, 2019 at 03:12PM
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The United States imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others on Tuesday for perpetrating serious human rights abuses including mass rape, torture and killings in eastern Congo, the U.S. Treasury said.
Published: December 10, 2019 at 04:46PM
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The United States on Monday sanctioned Aivars Lembergs, the suspended mayor of Latvia’s seaport city of Ventspils and an oligarch with substantial influence in the country’s politics, over alleged corruption, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement.
Published: December 9, 2019 at 05:25PM
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The Trump administration assured U.S. banks on Wednesday that they can temporarily process U.S. dollar transactions on Chinese shipping companies it had previously sanctioned for allegedly transporting oil from Iran, in a move meant to blunt the i…
Published: November 27, 2019 at 02:01PM
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The U.S. Treasury Department has told Major League Baseball that a change to its sanctions on Venezuela last week does not allow MLB to resume a partnership with the Venezuelan baseball league, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Published: November 11, 2019 at 01:49PM
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The United States on Thursday temporarily blocked a creditor seizure of Citgo, a win for political leaders in Venezuela struggling to retain control over the U.S. refiner owned by the chaotic South American nation.
Published: October 24, 2019 at 07:57PM
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U.S. oil major Chevron Corp is scheduled this month to receive at least one cargo of crude oil from sanctioned Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, according to an internal PDVSA document.
Published: October 19, 2019 at 04:56AM
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An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers with no ties to President Nicolas Maduro.
Published: September 17, 2019 at 07:39PM
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Venezuela’s ex-military intelligence chief told a Spanish court that Washington was fabricating drug-trafficking charges in its extradition request, throwing into doubt future cooperation with the U.S. push against Venezuela’s socialist rulers.
Published: September 12, 2019 at 01:01PM
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