Last Updated: November 26, 2023
Economic Advisor to the President of the Republic of Nicaragua. He is therefore associated with persons responsible for serious violations of human rights in Nicaragua.
In his position as Economic Advisor to President Daniel Ortega, Bayardo Arce Castano holds significant influence over the policies of the Ortega regime. He is therefore associated with persons responsible for serious violations of human rights in Nicaragua. He supported the development of legislation preventing opposition candidates from taking pa...
(Date of UN designation: 2021-08-02)
Date of listing
Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua
EU country specific
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission
- 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.
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...