The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Department of the Treasury sanctioned the Nicaraguan Mining Company (Enimines) and the president of the same, Ruy Lopez Delgadofor being a bridge that oxygenates the dictatorship of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo.
The Joe Biden administration points out that “senior members of the regime have benefited greatly from the increase in Nicaraguan gold exports in recent years, due in large part to the outsized role that Eniminas has played in funneling profits to partners in the private sector and bribes to members of the regime.
Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian E. Nelson said that “as the Ortega-Murillo regime becomes increasingly involved with Russia and continues to fill its coffers with significant revenues exploited from the Nicaraguan gold sector, the regime has turned its back on the Nicaraguan people, neglecting their means of subsistence.”
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Previously, the Treasury Department sanctioned two Ortega servants who ran the company: Ramón Humberto Calderón Vindell in January 2022 and Francisco “Chico” López Centeno in July 2018.
Daniel Ortega’s regime nationalized fugitives from justice Ebal Diaz Y Ricardo Cardona, accused of committing acts of corruption during the mandate of Juan Orlando Hernández, former president of Honduras who was extradited to the United States on charges related to drug trafficking. Díaz served as former Minister of Finance and Cardona came to hold the position of Minister of the Presidency; Both would have received the “go-ahead” to be naturalized while they were in office.
Ortega also gave refuge to the wives and children of the Hondurans, whom he also turned into Nicaraguans without further explanation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs appointed Carlos Ernesto Morales Davila as new minister counselor, alternate permanent representative of Nicaragua, before the United Nations Organization (UN), based in New York, United States.
The regime’s record has held about eight lower-ranking positions before the body, both at the Swiss and Austrian headquarters. Previously, he was also appointed ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Nicaragua before the government of Switzerland and before the government of Austria. Morales Dávila is part of the diplomats that the regime has preferred to add positions to before appointing a new official.
Commissioner Fidel Domínguez, known as “the assassin of León,” attacked construction workers who were demanding their labor rights in that city.
Sources indicate that workers who worked for the Makiber company, between one and three years, in the construction project of the new “Oscar Danilo Rosales” hospital in León were meeting at the Ministry of Labor to demand their compensation when police officers led by Domínguez came to evict them.
The sanctioned commissioner accused them of causing disturbances and creating “a problem for the León hospital, which was a project of the Revolution,” called them “coup plotters and threatened them with jail.”
Union leader Nilo Salazar, of the independent General Confederation of Workers (CGTi) was warned that he would be taken to prison and was prohibited from continuing his trip to Chinandega.
Dr. Olga Chávez, mother of the doctor Jorge Ernesto Herrera Chavez28 years old, regret his death, on Thursday, June 16, in a traffic accident allegedly caused by a captain of the National Police, identified as Francisco Ramón Flores Donaire, 39 years old. According to witnesses, the agent was driving while intoxicated and speeding, and was also carrying a firearm.