Sanctions on PDVSA Need Not Be Permanent

On April 3, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued General License 13E extending the deadline established by General License 13D for Nynas AB, a subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (“PDVSA), to conduct certain transactions and activities otherwise prohibited under the Venezuela-related Sanctions. Originally, these transactions and activities had to be conducted before April 13, 2020. With General License 13E, OFAC’s authorization is extended through 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time, May 14, 2020.

Guía financiera elaborada por Diaz Reus

Para muchas personas el comienzo del mes es un punto de referencia para pagar sus facturas. Sin embargo, la crisis del Coronavirus, como bien sabemos, nos ha puesto todo al revés. Por eso Díaz Reus publica esta guía con el propósito de ayudar a nuestros clientes en Estados Unidos a navegar por el mundo del COVID-19 a medida que las facturas están por vencerse, así como otras obligaciones.

The CARES Act Provides for an Emergency Grant and an Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Under the CARES Act, a small business can receive financial assistance by obtaining a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) or by obtaining an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (“EIDL”). While a loan under the PPP may be preferable due to the forgiveness component, an EIDL still provides substantial relief to businesses economically affected by COVID-19.

El cártel de Sinaloa y el de los Soles, al que ligan a Nicolás Maduro, trafican droga a EEUU desde hace 20 años: Mike Vigil.

La relación con la organización criminal a la que el gobierno de EEUU ligó a Nicolás Maduro y el cártel mexicano habría iniciado en los años noventa gracias a negociaciones hechas por enviados de Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera. El cártel de Sinaloa y el cártel de los Soles en Venezuela encontraron desde finales de los años noventa una ruta segura que les permite traficar drogas desde Colombia a Estados Unidos, así lo señaló el ex director de Operaciones Internacionales de la DEA (Agencia Antidrogas Estadounidense), Mike Vigil.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and what it means for your business

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and what it means for your business. Today, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“Cares Act”), which provides non-recourse loans of up to $10,000,000.00 for eligible businesses which continued to pay salaries and other business expenses during the…

Feds charge Venezuelan President Maduro, other top officials with narco-terrorism

In a stunning announcement amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and several other government officials have been charged with turning Venezuela into a narco-state by collaborating with a leftist Colombian guerrilla group that exported tons of cocaine to the United States…