Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Antonio José BENAVIDES TORRES

Position

Member of the non-democratically elected \nNational Assembly. Chief of the Capital \nDistrict (Distrito Capital) Government \nuntil January 2018. General Commander of \nthe Bolivarian National Guard until 21 \nJune 2017.

DoB

1961-06-13

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2021.400.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A400%3ATOC

Official reason

Member of the non-democratically elected National Assembly. Chief of the Capital District (Distrito Capital) Government until January 2018. General Commander of the Bolivarian National Guard until 21 June 2017. Involved in the repression of civil society and democratic opposition in Venezuela, and responsible for serious human rights violations com...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2018-01-22)

Date of listing

2021-11-12

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Venezuela

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member states shall prevent the entry into, or transit through their territories through, of persons listed in Annex I of Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074.

Official Information

On 13 November 2017 the Council of the EU adopted restrictive measures in view of the continuing deterioration of democracy, the rule of law and human rights in Venezuela. Travel restrictions and an asset freeze can be imposed in relation to those responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses or the repression of civil society and democ...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02017D2074-20221112