Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978, 22807 [E9-11205]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 92 / Thursday, May 14, 2009 / Notices Dated: April 28, 2009. Rose M. Miller, Acting Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. [FR Doc. E9–11252 Filed 5–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978 AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of four 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 Nationals and Blocked Persons (‘‘SDN List’’) of the four 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 May 6, 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-ondemand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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) (‘‘IEEPA’’), 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:37 May 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 May 6, 2009, the Acting Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the four individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order. The listing of the four unblocked individuals follows: COLLAZOS TELLO, Jairo Camilo, c/o AGROPECUARIA LINDARAJA S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o INVERSIONES BRASILAR S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o DIMABE LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 09 Dec 1953; POB Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 14998261 (Colombia); Passport AH690431 Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] DURAN ABDELNUR, Jorge Eduardo, c/o DURATEX S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o COMERCIALIZADORA MORDUR S.A., Quito, Ecuador; DOB 21 Nov 1955; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 19309441 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] RODRIGUEZ BALANTA, Jorge Enrique, c/o DISTRIBUCIONES GLOMIL LTDA., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA MIGIL CALI S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o DISMERCOOP, Cali, Colombia; DOB 24 Jun 1956; Cedula No. 16602232 (Colombia); Passport 16602232 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] GONZALEZ LIZALDA, Maria Lorena, c/o INVERSIONES Y CONSTRUCCIONES ATLAS LTDA., Cali, Colombia; DOB 20 Jul 1969; Cedula No. 31992548 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT] PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22807 Dated: May 6, 2009. Barbara Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–11205 Filed 5–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Clinical Science Research and Development Service; Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Clinical Science Research and Development Service Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee will be held on June 26, 2009, at The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The Committee advises the Chief Research and Development Officer through the Director of the Clinical Science Research and Development Service on the relevance and feasibility of proposed projects and the scientific validity and propriety of technical details, including protection of human subjects. The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee’s review, discussion and evaluation of research and development applications. During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and similar documents and the medical records of patients who are study subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. As provided by section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B). Those who plan to attend should contact Dr. Grant Huang, Deputy Director, Cooperative Studies Program (125), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461– 1700. Dated: May 6, 2009. E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 
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 four 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 
Nationals and Blocked Persons (``SDN List'') of the four 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 May 6, 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

    On October 21, 1995, the President, invoking the authority, inter 
alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701-1706) (``IEEPA''), 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 May 6, 2009, the Acting Director of OFAC removed from the SDN 
List the four individuals listed below, whose property and interests in 
property were blocked pursuant to the Order.
    The listing of the four unblocked individuals follows:
    COLLAZOS TELLO, Jairo Camilo, c/o AGROPECUARIA LINDARAJA S.A., 
Cali, Colombia; c/o INVERSIONES BRASILAR S.A., Bogota, Colombia; c/o 
DIMABE LTDA., Bogota, Colombia; DOB 09 Dec 1953; POB Cali, Colombia; 
Cedula No. 14998261 (Colombia); Passport AH690431 Colombia) 
(individual) [SDNT]
    DURAN ABDELNUR, Jorge Eduardo, c/o DURATEX S.A., Bogota, Colombia; 
c/o COMERCIALIZADORA MORDUR S.A., Quito, Ecuador; DOB 21 Nov 1955; POB 
Colombia; Cedula No. 19309441 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]
    RODRIGUEZ BALANTA, Jorge Enrique, c/o DISTRIBUCIONES GLOMIL LTDA., 
Cali, Colombia; c/o DISTRIBUIDORA MIGIL CALI S.A., Cali, Colombia; c/o 
DISMERCOOP, Cali, Colombia; DOB 24 Jun 1956; Cedula No. 16602232 
(Colombia); Passport 16602232 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]
    GONZALEZ LIZALDA, Maria Lorena, c/o INVERSIONES Y CONSTRUCCIONES 
ATLAS LTDA., Cali, Colombia; DOB 20 Jul 1969; Cedula No. 31992548 
(Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]

    Dated: May 6, 2009.
Barbara Hammerle,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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