Removal of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 74216-74217 [2015-30115]

Download as PDF 74216 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 228 / Friday, November 27, 2015 / Notices Abou; Linked To: ABOU–MERHI LINES SAL). Dated: November 12, 2015. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30117 Filed 11–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’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. Sections 1901– 1908, 8 U.S.C. Section 1182). DATES: The unblocking and removal from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) of the individuals identified in this notice whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Kingpin Act, is effective on November 19, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site at www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service at (202) 622–0077. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On December 3, 1999, the Kingpin Act was signed into law by the President of the United States. The Kingpin 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 Sep<11>2014 19:01 Nov 25, 2015 Jkt 238001 trade and transactions involving U.S. persons and entities. 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 or interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons or entities 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; and/or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On November 19, 2015, the Associate Director of the Office of Global Targeting removed from the SDN List the individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to the Kingpin Act: Individuals 1. HANDAL LARACH, Jose Miguel, San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras; DOB 18 Jan 1941; citizen Honduras; National ID No. 0401–1941–00086 (Honduras) (individual) [SDNTK] (Linked To: AUTO PARTES HANDAL S. DE R.L. DE C.V.; Linked To: SUPERTIENDAS HANDAL S. DE R.L.; Linked To: RANCHO LA HERRADURA). 2. URREGO ESCUDERO, Carlos Agustin (a.k.a. BENALCAZAR FURMAN, Moshe), Colombia; DOB 19 Feb 1976; citizen Colombia; Cedula No. 79928745 (Colombia); Passport AF392658 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNTK]. Dated: November 19, 2015. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30116 Filed 11–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Removal of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of 19 individuals whose names have been removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR part 515. DATES: The removal from the SDN List of the individuals identified in this notice is effective November 19, 2015. 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: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac). Certain general information pertaining to OFAC’s sanctions programs is available via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On November 19, 2015, the Associate Director of OFAC removed from the SDN List the individuals listed below, whose names were included on the SDN List pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations: Individuals 1. AGUIAR, Raul [CUBA]. 2. CHAO, Lazaro R. [CUBA]. 3. IMPERATORI, Julio A. [CUBA]. 4. LEBREDO, Jose A. [CUBA]. 5. LOPEZ, Miguel A. [CUBA]. 6. RODRIQUEZ, Jose Julio [CUBA]. 7. TOLEDO, R.F. [CUBA]. 8. TORRES, Manuel [CUBA]. 9. VAZ, Jose [CUBA]. 10. ALVAREZ AGUIRRE, Manuel [CUBA]. 11. COLON BETANCOURT, Eduardo [CUBA]. 12. LOBATO, Julio (a.k.a. PRADO, Julio) [CUBA]. 13. PENA TORRES, Jose [CUBA]. 14. REYES VERGARA, Guillermo [CUBA]. 15. ROCHA, Antonio [CUBA]. 16. RODRIQUEZ BORGES, Jesus (a.k.a. RODRIQUEZ BORJES, Jesus) [CUBA]. E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 228 / Friday, November 27, 2015 / Notices 17. PEREZ CRUZ, Osvaldo [CUBA]. 18. RUIZ POO, Ramon Miguel [CUBA]. 19. TOSCO GARCIA, Arnaldo [CUBA]. Dated: November 19, 2015. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30115 Filed 11–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Updating of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is updating the identifying information for two individuals that were previously designated pursuant to Executive Order 12978 (Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers). DATES: The update to the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List) of the individuals identified in this notice whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978, is effective on November 12, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site at 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), issued Executive Order 12978, ‘‘Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers’’ (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Nov 25, 2015 Jkt 238001 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 the Secretary of State, to play a significant role in international narcotics trafficking centered in Colombia, or materially to 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 12, 2015, the Associate Director of the Office of Global Targeting updated the SDN listing of the two individuals listed below, whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978: Individual 1. SANTACRUZ LONDONO, Jose (a.k.a. ‘‘CHEPE’’; a.k.a. ‘‘DON CHEPE’’; a.k.a. ‘‘EL GORDO CHEPE’’), Cali, Colombia; DOB 01 Oct 1943; Cedula No. 14432230 (Colombia); Passport AB149814 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. -toSANTACRUZ LONDONO, Jose (a.k.a. ‘‘CHEPE’’; a.k.a. ‘‘DON CHEPE’’; a.k.a. ‘‘EL GORDO CHEPE’’), Cali, Colombia; DOB 01 Oct 1943; Passport AB149814 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. 2. GARCIA PIZARRO, Gentil Velez, c/ o GALAPAGOS S.A., Cali, Colombia; Cedula No. 6616986 (Colombia) (individual) [SDNT]. -toGARCIA PIZARRO, Gentil Velez, Cali, Colombia (individual) [SDNT] (Linked To: GALAPAGOS S.A). Dated: November 12, 2015. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2015–30118 Filed 11–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74217 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection Tools Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 1099–PATR, Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives; Conduit Arrangements Regulations (TD 8611); Form 8903, Domestic Production Activities Deduction; and the rules under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008: Technical amendment to external review for Multi-State Plan Program (TD 9640). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 26, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Preston, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317–5746, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: (1) Title: Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives. OMB Number: 1545–0118. Form Number: 1099–PART. Abstract: Form 1099–PATR is used to report patronage dividends paid by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 228 (Friday, November 27, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74216-74217]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-30115]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Removal of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 
Pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations

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 19 individuals whose names 
have been removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and 
Blocked Persons (SDN List) pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control 
Regulations, 31 CFR part 515.

DATES: The removal from the SDN List of the individuals identified in 
this notice is effective November 19, 2015.

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

    The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC are 
available from OFAC's Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac). Certain general 
information pertaining to OFAC's sanctions programs is available via 
facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622-0077.

Background

    On November 19, 2015, the Associate Director of OFAC removed from 
the SDN List the individuals listed below, whose names were included on 
the SDN List pursuant to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations:

Individuals

1. AGUIAR, Raul [CUBA].
2. CHAO, Lazaro R. [CUBA].
3. IMPERATORI, Julio A. [CUBA].
4. LEBREDO, Jose A. [CUBA].
5. LOPEZ, Miguel A. [CUBA].
6. RODRIQUEZ, Jose Julio [CUBA].
7. TOLEDO, R.F. [CUBA].
8. TORRES, Manuel [CUBA].
9. VAZ, Jose [CUBA].
10. ALVAREZ AGUIRRE, Manuel [CUBA].
11. COLON BETANCOURT, Eduardo [CUBA].
12. LOBATO, Julio (a.k.a. PRADO, Julio) [CUBA].
13. PENA TORRES, Jose [CUBA].
14. REYES VERGARA, Guillermo [CUBA].
15. ROCHA, Antonio [CUBA].
16. RODRIQUEZ BORGES, Jesus (a.k.a. RODRIQUEZ BORJES, Jesus) [CUBA].

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17. PEREZ CRUZ, Osvaldo [CUBA].
18. RUIZ POO, Ramon Miguel [CUBA].
19. TOSCO GARCIA, Arnaldo [CUBA].

    Dated: November 19, 2015.
Gregory T. Gatjanis,
Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign 
Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2015-30115 Filed 11-25-15; 8:45 am]
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