Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers Pursuant to Executive Order 12978, 64010-64011 [E8-25591]

Download as PDF 64010 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 209 / Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of two individuals whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons of the individuals identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pending investigation pursuant to the Kingpin Act is effective on October 22, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Act provides a statutory framework for the President to impose sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and to the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury consults with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Oct 27, 2008 Jkt 217001 Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security when designating and blocking the property of interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. In order to carry out the purposes of the Kingpin Act, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized by the Kingpin Act to block during the pendency of an investigation all property and interests in property of any foreign country or a national thereof that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. On October 22, 2008, the Acting Director of OFAC removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons the individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pending investigation pursuant to the Kingpin Act. The listing of the unblocked individuals follows: 1. LUNA RIVERA, Guadalupe Rocio (a.k.a. LUNA DE ARREOLA, Guadalupe Rocio; a.k.a. LUNA DE ARRIOLA, Guadalupe Rocio); Mexico; DOB 22 Sep 1970; POB Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; Citizen Mexico; Nationality Mexico; (INDIVIDUAL) [BPI–SDNTK]. 2. MORALES ANDRADE, Carlos Enrique, c/o AERO CONTINENTE S.A., Lima, Peru; DOB 30 Aug 1954; LE 08779161 (Peru) (INDIVIDUAL) [BPI– SDNTK]. Dated: October 22, 2008. Barbara C. Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E8–25595 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers Pursuant to Executive Order 12978 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 three individuals whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers. DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers of three individuals identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on October 22, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. ‘ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http:// www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. Background On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 1995) (the ‘‘Order’’). In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause in the United States and abroad. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (b) to materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 209 / Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / Notices behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order. On October 22, 2008, the Acting Director of OFAC removed from the list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers three individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order: 1. ALMANZA CANON, Nohora Juliana, c/o COSMEPOP, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 6 Dec 1972; Cedula No. 52557912 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] 2. GIL OSORIO, Alfonso, c/o LABORATORIOS KRESSFOR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA MIGIL LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o BLANCO PHARMA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS BLAIMAR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/ o FARMATODO S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o SERVICIOS SOCIALES LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS CONDOR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o DEPOSITO POPULAR DE DROGAS S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS LA REBAJA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o D’CACHE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 17 Dec 46; alt. DOB 17 Dec 40; Cedula No. 14949279 (Colombia); Passport 14949229 (Colombia); alt. Passport 14949279 (Colombia); alt. Passport 14949289 (Colombia); alt. Passport AC342060 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] 3. HERRERA TOBON, Maria Cecilia, c/o LABORATORIOS GENERICOS VETERINARIOS, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 25 Nov 1957; Cedula No. 31397821 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] Dated: October 22, 2008. Barbara C. Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E8–25591 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8899 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Oct 27, 2008 Jkt 217001 opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8899, Notice of Income Donated Intellectual Property. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 29, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 3634, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice of Income Donated Intellectual Property. OMB Number: 1545–1962. Form Number: Form 8899. Abstract: Form 8899 is filed by charitable org. receiving donations of intellectual property if the donor provides timely notice. The initial deduction is limited to the donor’s basis, additional deductions are allowed to the extent of income from the property, reducing excessive deductions. Current Actions: There is no change to the form at this time. Type of Review: Approval requested from OMB. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hrs. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,430. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64011 be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 17, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25602 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [PS–102–86] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, PS–102–86 (TD 8316), Cooperative Housing Corporations (§ 1.216–1(d)(2)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 29, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this regulation should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 209 (Tuesday, October 28, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially 
Designated Narcotics Traffickers Pursuant to Executive Order 12978

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') is publishing the name of three individuals whose property 
and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive 
Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, Blocking Assets and Prohibiting 
Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers.

DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated 
Narcotics Traffickers of three individuals identified in this notice 
whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to 
Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on October 22, 
2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance 
Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department 
of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622-2490. `

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic and Facsimile Availability

    This document and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: (202) 622-
0077.

Background

    On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter 
alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701-1706), issued Executive Order 12978 (60 FR 54579, October 24, 
1995) (the ``Order''). In the Order, the President declared a national 
emergency to deal with the threat posed by significant foreign 
narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia and the harm that they cause 
in the United States and abroad.
    Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all 
property and interests in property that are in the United States, or 
that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter 
come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) 
The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person 
determined by the Secretary of Treasury, in consultation with the 
Attorney General and Secretary of State: (a) To play a significant role 
in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia; or (b) to 
materially assist in, or provide financial or technological support for 
or goods or services in support of, the narcotics trafficking 
activities of persons designated in or pursuant to the Order; and (3) 
persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation 
with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, to be owned or 
controlled by, or to act for or on

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behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order.
    On October 22, 2008, the Acting Director of OFAC removed from the 
list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers three individuals 
listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked 
pursuant to the Order:
    1. ALMANZA CANON, Nohora Juliana, c/o COSMEPOP, Bogota, Colombia; 
DOB 6 Dec 1972; Cedula No. 52557912 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]
    2. GIL OSORIO, Alfonso, c/o LABORATORIOS KRESSFOR DE COLOMBIA S.A., 
Bogota, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA MIGIL LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o 
BLANCO PHARMA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o LABORATORIOS BLAIMAR DE 
COLOMBIA S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o FARMATODO S.A., Bogota, Colombia; 
c/o SERVICIOS SOCIALES LTDA., Barranquilla, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA 
DE DROGAS CONDOR LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; c/o DEPOSITO POPULAR DE 
DROGAS S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA DE DROGAS LA REBAJA 
S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o D'CACHE S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 17 Dec 
46; alt. DOB 17 Dec 40; Cedula No. 14949279 (Colombia); Passport 
14949229 (Colombia); alt. Passport 14949279 (Colombia); alt. Passport 
14949289 (Colombia); alt. Passport AC342060 (Colombia) (individual) 
[SDNT]
    3. HERRERA TOBON, Maria Cecilia, c/o LABORATORIOS GENERICOS 
VETERINARIOS, Bogota, Colombia; DOB 25 Nov 1957; Cedula No. 31397821 
(Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

    Dated: October 22, 2008.
Barbara C. Hammerle,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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