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Financial Sanctions: Venezuela

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

This news release is issued in respect of the restrictive measures directed against Venezuela.

Annex IV to Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/2063 has been amended with effect from 22 January 2018, following the publication of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/88.

Seven individuals have been added to the UK’s Consolidated List and are now subject to an asset freeze.

ADDITIONS

Individuals

HALABI Tarek William Saab

DOB: 10/09/1963.

Position: Venezuelan Attorney General appointed by the Constituent Assembly

Other Information: EU-only listing. Previously Ombudsman and President of the Republican Moral Council.

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13585.

LOPEZ Gustavo Enrique Ganzalez

DOB: 02/11/1960.

Position: Head of the Bolivian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN)

Other Information: EU-only listing.

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13581.

PEREZ Maikel Jose Moreno

DOB: 12/12/1965.

Position: President, and former Vice President, of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia)

Other Information: EU-only listing

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13584

RAMIREZ Tibisay Lucena

DOB: 26/04/1959.

Position: President of the National Electoral Council (Consejo Nacional Electoral - CNE)

Other Information: EU-only listing

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13582

RONDON Diosdado Cabello

DOB: 15/04/1963.

Position: Member of the Constituent Assembly and First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV)

Other Information: EU-only listing

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13586.

TORRES Antonio Jose Benavides

DOB: 13/06/1961.

Position: Chief of the Capital District (Distrito Capital) Government

Other Information: EU-only listing. General Commander of the Bolivarian National Guard until 21 June 2017.

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13583.

TORRES Nestor Luis Reverol

DOB: 28/10/1964.

Position: Minister for Interior, Justice and Peace

Other Information: EU-only listing. Former Commander General of the Bolivarian National Guard.

Listed on: 22/01/2018 Last Updated: 22/01/2018 Group ID: 13580.

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individuals If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the Sanctions Officer at the Customs and Excise Division of the Treasury. 

Failure to comply with financial sanctions legislation or to seek to circumvent its provisions is a criminal offence.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to Venezuela and links to the Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

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