Unblocking of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers Pursuant to Executive Order 12978, 73385 [E8-28516]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeff Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E8–28460 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–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: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of five 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 OFAC’s ‘‘Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons’’ list (‘‘SDN list’’) of five 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 November 25, 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: SUMMARY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:52 Dec 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 behalf of, persons designated pursuant to the Order. On November 25, 2008, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN list five individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order: 1. ARMERO RIASCOS, Jose Eliecer, Carrera 5 No. 8–00, Buenaventura, Colombia; c/o INDUSTRIA DE PESCA SOBRE EL PACIFICO S.A., Buenaventura, Colombia; Cedula No. 16471549 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 2. GARCES GARCIA, Carlos, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE LTDA., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 14949883 (Colombia); Passport 14949883 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 3. PADILLA MEZA, Tulio Roberto, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE LTDA., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 16737603 (Colombia); Passport 16737603 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 4. ROA GUTIERREZ, Andres Felipe, c/o COLIMEX LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA SANAR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o MEDIA MARKETING E.U., Cali, Colombia; c/o SERVICIOS MYRAL E.U., Cali, Colombia; c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE, LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o ALERO S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 14 Mar 1968; Cedula No. 16752582 (Colombia); Passport 16752582 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 5. ROA MEJIA, Alfredo, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o ALERO S.A., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 2439912 (Colombia); Passport 2439912 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73385 Dated: November 25, 2008. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E8–28516 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4419 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 Form 4419, Application for Filing Information Returns Magnetically/Electronically. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 2, 2009 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland Internal Revenue Service, Room 6512, 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: Application for Filing Information Returns Magnetically/ Electronically. OMB Number: 1545–0387. Form Number: 4419. Abstract: Under section 6011(e)(2)(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, any person, including corporations, partnerships, individuals, estates and trusts, who are required to file 250 or more information returns must file such returns magnetically or electronically. Payers required to file on magnetic media or electronically must complete Form 4419 to receive authorization to file. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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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 names of five 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 OFAC's ``Specially Designated 
Nationals and Blocked Persons'' list (``SDN list'') of five 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 November 25, 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 behalf of, persons designated 
pursuant to the Order.
    On November 25, 2008, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN 
list five individuals listed below, whose property and interests in 
property were blocked pursuant to the Order:
    1. ARMERO RIASCOS, Jose Eliecer, Carrera 5 No. 8-00, Buenaventura, 
Colombia; c/o INDUSTRIA DE PESCA SOBRE EL PACIFICO S.A., Buenaventura, 
Colombia; Cedula No. 16471549 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].
    2. GARCES GARCIA, Carlos, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE LTDA., 
Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 14949883 (Colombia); Passport 14949883 
(Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].
    3. PADILLA MEZA, Tulio Roberto, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE 
LTDA., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 16737603 (Colombia); Passport 
16737603 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].
    4. ROA GUTIERREZ, Andres Felipe, c/o COLIMEX LTDA., Cali, Colombia; 
c/o DISTRIBUIDORA SANAR DE COLOMBIA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o MEDIA 
MARKETING E.U., Cali, Colombia; c/o SERVICIOS MYRAL E.U., Cali, 
Colombia; c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE, LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o 
ALERO S.A., Cali, Colombia; DOB 14 Mar 1968; Cedula No. 16752582 
(Colombia); Passport 16752582 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].
    5. ROA MEJIA, Alfredo, c/o SISTEMAS INTEGRALES DEL VALLE LTDA., 
Cali, Colombia; c/o ALERO S.A., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 2439912 
(Colombia); Passport 2439912 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].

    Dated: November 25, 2008.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. E8-28516 Filed 12-1-08; 8:45 am]
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