Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, 17283 [E9-8437]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 14, 2009 / Notices and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: April 2, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–8431 Filed 4–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one individual 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 individual identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’), 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3), is effective on April 8, 2009. 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. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:39 Apr 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 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. On April 8, 2009, the Director of OFAC removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons the individual listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3). The listing of the unblocked individual follows: AGUIRRE RAMOS, Manuel Francisco, Paseo de los Heroes, Av. 95 B7, Colonia Rio Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Prol. Puerta de Hierro, Colonia Puerta de Hierro, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Pda. Manuel M. Flores 2, Colonia Hipodromo Dos, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o INMOBILIARIA ESPARTA S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o INMOBILIARIA LA PROVINCIA S.A. DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Calle 2A Barrio Juarez 2034–702, Colonia Zona Central, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; DOB 16 Mar 1969; POB Baja California, Mexico; C.U.R.P. #AURM690316HBCGMN05 (Mexico); R.F.C. #AURM–690316–97A (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Dated: April 8, 2009. Barbara Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–8437 Filed 4–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17283 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice of amendment to system of records. SUMMARY: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records currently entitled ‘‘Call Detail Records—VA’’ (90VA194) as set forth in the Federal Register 68 FR 12738. VA is amending the system of records by revising the Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System Including Categories of Users and the Purpose of Such Uses. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety. DATES: Comments on the amendment of this system of records must be received no later than May 14, 2009. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Unblocking of Specially Designated National Pursuant to the 
Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act

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 one individual 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 individual identified in this 
notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant 
to section 805(b)(3) of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act 
(``Kingpin Act''), 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3), is effective on April 8, 2009.

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.

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 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.
    On April 8, 2009, the Director of OFAC removed from the list of 
Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons the individual 
listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked 
pursuant to section 805(b)(3) of the Kingpin Act, 21 U.S.C. 1904(b)(3).
    The listing of the unblocked individual follows:

    AGUIRRE RAMOS, Manuel Francisco, Paseo de los Heroes, Av. 95 B7, 
Colonia Rio Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Prol. Puerta 
de Hierro, Colonia Puerta de Hierro, Tijuana, Baja California, 
Mexico; Pda. Manuel M. Flores 2, Colonia Hipodromo Dos, Tijuana, 
Baja California, Mexico; c/o INMOBILIARIA ESPARTA S.A. DE C.V., 
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; c/o INMOBILIARIA LA PROVINCIA S.A. 
DE C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; Calle 2A Barrio Juarez 
2034-702, Colonia Zona Central, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; 
DOB 16 Mar 1969; POB Baja California, Mexico; C.U.R.P. 
AURM690316HBCGMN05 (Mexico); R.F.C. AURM-690316-
97A (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK].

    Dated: April 8, 2009.
Barbara Hammerle,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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