Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978, 36635 [2013-14463]

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AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of the 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 two individuals identified in this notice whose property and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Jun 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, is effective on June 12, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, 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 (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service at (202) 622–0077. 36635 Individuals 1. PUENTE GONZALEZ, Carlos Alberto; DOB 28 Nov 1937; Cedula No. 2449885 (Colombia); Passport 2449885 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 2. VASQUEZ DIAZ, Augusto de Jesus, c/o FLORIDA SOCCER CLUB S.A., Medellin, Colombia; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 3333064 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. Dated: June 12, 2013. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–14463 Filed 6–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Background Office of Foreign Assets Control 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 foreign 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 the 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 June 12, 2013, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the two individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Order: Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of 18 individuals and 15 entities whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the 18 individuals and 15 entities identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on June 12, 2013. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation Office of Foreign Assets Control U.S. 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 on OFAC’s Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service at (202) 622–0077. Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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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 Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of the 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 two 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 June 12, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Assistant Director, Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign 
Assets Control, 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 (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile 
through a 24-hour fax-on demand service at (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 foreign 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 the 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 June 12, 2013, the Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List 
the two individuals listed below, whose property and interests in 
property were blocked pursuant to the Order:

Individuals

1. PUENTE GONZALEZ, Carlos Alberto; DOB 28 Nov 1937; Cedula No. 2449885 
(Colombia); Passport 2449885 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT].
2. VASQUEZ DIAZ, Augusto de Jesus, c/o FLORIDA SOCCER CLUB S.A., 
Medellin, Colombia; POB Colombia; Cedula No. 3333064 (Colombia) 
(individual) [SDNT].

    Dated: June 12, 2013.
Adam J. Szubin,
Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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