OFAC reports that six laws were passed by the National Assembly of Central American Countries between October 2020 and June 2021 to support suppression and elimination of opposition during presidential elections.
Washington. (apro).-The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC, English acronym) of the United States Department of Justice, sanctions the Nicaraguan Public Department and 9 President Daniel Ortega government officials, destroying their country’s institutions, democracy and people’s human rights
OFAC’s argument on punishing the Ministry and nine Nicaraguan officials clarified that between October 2020 and June 2021, the National Assembly of Central American countries approved six laws that promoted the suppression and suppression of the opposition in this month’s presidential elections. Ortega was declared the winner for his abrogation.
“The (nine) designated officials include multiple individuals suspected of inflicting violence on peaceful protesters who participated in protests in their country in 2018,” OFAC clarified.
Luis Angel Montenegro Espinosa and Jose Adrian Chavaria Montenegro were the nine sanctioned officials. Rudolph Francisco Lopez Gutierrez, Rudlf Francisco Lopez Gutierrez. He Se Antonio Castaneda Mendez. Mohamed Falara Rashtar. Salvador Mansell Castrillo. Sadrah Zeleda RAMonone Baryon Celed Rocha. Francisco Zeled Llanon Rocha.
After seven opposition presidential candidates were jailed by Murillo and Ortega regimes and isolated politicians were detained, Biden pledged to sanction the government.
The official added that through sanctions, “the United States has sent a direct message to Ortega, Murillo, and their close circle of advisers and officials that it supports the right of the Nicaraguan people to demand reform and the restoration of democracy.”
The Treasury Department has issued sanctions which will lead to the forfeiture of all property and interests belonging to those infected.
The United States is forbidden from transacting with entities or companies belonging to sanctioned people or who have more than 50% of their investments. These individuals have been told that they will be exonerated if they support democracy and the application Nicaraguan laws.