Last Updated: May 21, 2024

Alba Luz RAMOS VANEGAS

Position

President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Nicaragua, she is responsible for instrumentalisation of the judiciary in favour of the interests of the Ortega regime, through the selective criminalisation of opposition activities, perpetuating the pattern of violations of rights of due process, arbitrary arrests, and the disqualification of political...

Nationality

Nicaragua

DoB

1949-06-03

Reg. ID

A0009864 (passport-National passport)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2021.277.01.0012.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A277I%3ATOC

Official reason

In her position as the President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Nicaragua, she is responsible for instrumentalisation of the judiciary in favour of the interests of the Ortega regime, through the selective criminalisation of opposition activities, perpetuating the pattern of violations of rights of due process, arbitrary arrests, and the disqua...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2021-08-02)

Date of listing

2021-08-02

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Nicaragua

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 enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1720.

Official Information

At the European Council on 21 January 2019, EU Member States condemned the muzzling of political opponents, independent media and civil society, and the use of anti-terrorist laws to repress dissenting opinions in the Republic of Nicaragua. In view of the continuing violations of human rights and civil liberties in the Republic of Nicaragua and to...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02019D1720-20211013