What are the examples of US sanctions list?

What are the examples of US sanctions list?

Venezuela Sanctions List 2020

Like recourse to armed force, Security Council sanctions are based on Chapter VII of the Charter concerning “action in the event of a threat to the peace, breach of the peace and acts of aggression”. The use of sanctions, explicitly provided for in Article 41, enables the Security Council to request Member States to apply coercive measures in order to give effect to its decisions and thus contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security. The various sanctions regimes adopted by the Council can be equated with political instruments designed to ensure the maintenance of peace and security.

In practice, the objective of sanctions is to exert political and/or material pressure on an actor… Since the first measures taken against Southern Rhodesia in 1966 and South Africa in 1970, the Security Council has increasingly resorted to sanctions in more and more varied situations: intervention in an armed conflict, unblocking a political process, the fight against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or the fight against terrorism.

What do U.S. sanctions against Venezuela consist of?

The most recent excuses for sanctions have been the violation of human rights and terrorism, even in countries where it has been proven by declassified documents that the U.S. Government itself has encouraged, financed and protected dictatorial regimes.

Since the end of World War II, the United States, given the weakness of most of the countries of the world and shielded by anti-communism, used its economic and military power and the financial organizations born of the Bretton Woods agreement to sanction those states that did not align themselves with its economic and strategic interests.

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The most recent excuses for sanctions have been the violation of human rights and terrorism, even in countries where it has been proven by declassified documents that the US government itself has encouraged, financed and protected dictatorial regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, not to mention the dozens of invasions and coups d’états – the perfect backdrop for subjugation and subordination.

U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela 2020

Since the end of World War II, the United States, given the weakness of most of the countries in the world and shielded by anti-communism, used its economic and military power and the financial organizations born of the Bretton Woods agreement to sanction those states that did not align themselves with its economic and strategic interests.

The most recent excuses for sanctions have been the violation of human rights and terrorism, even in countries where it has been proven by declassified documents that the U.S. government itself has encouraged, financed and protected dictatorial regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, not to mention the dozens of invasions and coups d’états – the perfect backdrop for subjugation and subordination.

In 1950, with the entry of the United States into the Korean War (between North and South Korea), the first economic sanctions were introduced against North Korea, one of the most affected countries, and remained in place until 2008. This decision was aimed at weakening the “Soviet Union’s support” for its ally in the North.

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Countries sanctioned by ofac

By March 2018, the Washington Office on Latin America stated that 78 Venezuelans associated with Maduro had been sanctioned by various countries.[4] In April 2019, the United States sanctioned more than 150 companies, vessels, and individuals, in addition to revoking the visas of 718 individuals associated with Maduro.[5] The sanctions included freezing the accounts and assets of the individuals, prohibiting transactions with them, confiscating assets, seizing weapons, and travel bans.

The sanctions included freezing individuals’ accounts and assets, prohibiting transactions with them, asset seizures, arms embargoes, and travel bans. David Smolansky has stated that the sanctions focused on Maduro and chavismo elites, while having little impact on average Venezuelans,[6] and The Washington Post described that the shortages in Venezuela long predate the recently imposed U.S. sanctions.[7] On September 12, 2008, the U.S. Department of State imposed sanctions on Venezuela, and the U.S. Department of State imposed sanctions on Venezuela on September 12, 2008.[8] On September 12, 2008, the U.S. Department of State imposed sanctions on Venezuela on September 12, 2008.

On September 12, 2008, the U.S. Treasury Department ordered the freezing of any bank accounts or assets that former Interior Minister Ramón Rodríguez Chacín and Director of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DIM) Hugo Carvajal and Henry Rangel Silva might have under U.S. jurisdiction, stating the existence of evidence that they materially supported the FARC in their drug trafficking activities.[11] The U.S. Treasury also ordered the freezing of any bank accounts or assets that former Interior Minister Ramón Rodríguez Chacín and Director of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DIM) Hugo Carvajal and Henry Rangel Silva might have under U.S. jurisdiction, declaring the existence of evidence that they materially supported the FARC in their drug trafficking activities.

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