[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 155 (Monday, August 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37985-37986]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-17127]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of persons that have been placed 
on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based 
on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were 
satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. 
jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are 
generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global 
Targeting, tel.: (202) 622-2420; Assistant Director for Licensing, 
tel.: (202) 622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 
(202) 622-4855; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & 
Evaluation, tel.: (202) 622-2490; or the Department of the Treasury's 
Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign 
Assets Control), tel.: (202) 622-2410.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Electronic Availability

    The list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN 
List) and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are 
available on OFAC's Web site (http://www.treasury.gov/ofac).

Notice of OFAC Actions

    On August 9, 2017, OFAC determined that the property and interests 
in property of the following persons are blocked under the relevant 
sanctions authority listed below.
    1. AMELIACH ORTA, Francisco Jose (Latin: AMELIACH ORTA, Francisco 
Jos[eacute]), Carabobo, Venezuela; DOB 14 Jun 1963; POB Valencia, 
Carabobo, Venezuela; citizen Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 7062172 
(Venezuela); Constituent of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for 
Valencia Municipality in Carabobo State; Member of Venezuela's 
Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly (individual) 
[VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of Executive 
Order 13692 of March 8, 2015, ``Blocking Property and Suspending Entry 
of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela'' (E.O. 
12692) for being a current or former official of the Government of 
Venezuela.
    2. CHAVEZ FRIAS, Adan Coromoto (Latin: CH[Aacute]VEZ FR[Iacute]AS, 
Ad[aacute]n Coromoto), Barinas, Venezuela; DOB 11 Apr 1953; citizen 
Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 3915103 (Venezuela); Constituent of 
Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for Barinas Municipality in Barinas 
State; Secretary of Venezuela's Presidential Commission for the 
Constituent Assembly (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to 
section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a current or former 
official of the Government of Venezuela.
    3. D'AMELIO CARDIET, Tania, Vargas, Venezuela; DOB 05 Dec 1971; 
Gender Female; Cedula No. 11691429 (Venezuela); Rector of Venezuela's 
National Electoral Council (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated 
pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a current or 
former official of the Government of Venezuela.
    4. ESCARRA MALAVE, Hermann Eduardo, Miranda, Venezuela; DOB 08 Apr 
1952; citizen Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 3820195 (Venezuela); 
Constituent of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for Zamora Municipality 
in Miranda State; Member of Venezuela's Presidential Commission for the 
Constituent Assembly (individual)

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[VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(A)(1) of E.O. 
13692 for being responsible for or complicit in, or responsible for 
ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing, or to have participated 
in, directly or indirectly, actions or policies that undermine 
democratic processes or institutions in or in relation to Venezuela.
    5. FARIAS PENA, Erika del Valle (Latin: FAR[Iacute]AS PE[Ntilde]A, 
Erika del Valle), Cojedes, Venezuela; DOB 31 Oct 1972; citizen 
Venezuela; Gender Female; Cedula No. 9493443 (Venezuela); Constituent 
of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for Ezequiel Zamora Municipality in 
Cojedes State (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 
1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a current or former official of the 
Government of Venezuela.
    6. LUGO ARMAS, Bladimir Humberto (a.k.a. LUGO ARMAS, Vladimir 
Humberto), Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela; DOB 18 Nov 1968; 
Gender Male; Cedula No. 8760081 (Venezuela); Commander of the Special 
Unit to the Federal Legislative Palace of Venezuela's Bolivarian 
National Guard (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 
1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a current or former official of the 
Government of Venezuela.
    7. MELENDEZ RIVAS, Carmen Teresa (Latin: MEL[Eacute]NDEZ RIVAS, 
Carmen Teresa), Lara, Venezuela; DOB 03 Nov 1961; POB Barinas, 
Venezuela; citizen Venezuela; Gender Female; Cedula No. 8146803 
(Venezuela); Constituent of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for 
Iribarren Municipality in Lara State (individual) [VENEZUELA]. 
Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a 
current or former official of the Government of Venezuela.
    8. VIVAS VELASCO, Ramon Dario, Vargas, Venezuela; DOB 12 Jun 1950; 
citizen Venezuela; Gender Male; Cedula No. 3569721 (Venezuela); 
Constituent of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for Vargas Municipality 
in Vargas State (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to 
section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692 for being a current or former 
official of the Government of Venezuela.

    Dated: August 9, 2017.
Andrea M. Gacki,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 2017-17127 Filed 8-11-17; 8:45 am]
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