United States Imposes Further Sanctions on Nicaragua and Cuba

The U.S. Treasury stated that the blacklisted individuals are responsible for "supporting the systematic identification, intimidation and punishment of opponents conducted by the Ortega regime."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday, December 21st, imposed sanctions on the vice president of the Nicaraguan Supreme Court, a legislator and a police chief, and also pointed out three Cuban organizations evading the restrictions imposed by Washington.

A few weeks before the end of Donald Trump's government, the Treasury maintained its pressure strategy against the dictatorship in Cuba and against Daniel Ortega's regime in Nicaragua.

The officials blacklisted are Marvin Ramiro Aguilar Garcia, vice president of the Nicaraguan Supreme Court of Justice; Walmaro Antonio Gutierrez Mercadeo, a National Assembly deputy; and Fidel . . .

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