|U.S. Sanction Justification||[SDGT] = Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations|
|[SDNTK] = Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations|
|(Green = sanctions relief "available", Red = not subject to sanctions relief. Yellow = Unclear)||[VENEZUELA] = Executive Order 13692|
|[VENEZUELA-EO13850] = Executive Order 13850|
|[SDNTK] [VENEZUELA] = Sanctioned Under Kingpin and EO|
|Name||US Sanctions||US Sanctioning Date|
|EU Sanctions||Switzerland Sanctions||Panama Sanctions||Formal Governmental Affiliation||Notes|
|Hugo Armando CARVAJAL BARRIOS||X||9/12/2008||National Assembly; former DGCIM|
Arrested on the request of the US authorities by security forces in Aruba, but was quickly released after the intervention of the Dutch government. Arrested in Spain and charged with a conspiracy to import cocaine into the U.S., currently under the process being extradited.
Venezuela-based supporter of Hezballah, also uses the alias "Fawzi Kan'an." Owns Biblios Travel/Hilal Travel agencies to courier funds to/from Lebanon.
|Armando GONZALEZ APUSHANA||X||5/30/2008||None|
Drug trafficking suspect; leader of the Guajira Cartel and also known as Hermagoras González Polanco. Alleged member of the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) that used Venezuela to transport arms from Europe to Colombia. Sentenced to 15 years in prison in Venezuela in 2013.
|Rodrigo GRANDA ESCOBAR||X||9/28/2006||FARC||Known as the Chancellor of the FARC, granted special persion by the JEP (Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz) to exit Colombia in March of 2019.|
|Abass Hussein HARB||X||6/27/2012||None||Farc; Lebanese-Venezuelan linked to Lebanese drug kingpin Ayman Joumaa|
|Walid MAKLED GARCIA||X||5/29/2009||None|
Syrian-born Venezuelan citizen also known as "El Turco/ElArabe." Worked with El Cartel de los Soles & the FARC. Extradited from Colombia to Venezuela under the Santos administration, and was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
|Jose Cayetano MELO PERILLA||X||8/20/2009||FARC||Colombian national allegedly involved both in FARC's 27th front and PSUV|
|Henry de Jesus RANGEL SILVA||X||9/12/2008||Governor|
Current governor for the state of Trujillo. Former Defense Minister. Also former Director of Venezuela's Directorate of Intelligence and Prevention Services
|Ramon Emilio RODRIGUEZ CHACIN||X||9/12/2008||Executive Branch||Former minister of interior and justice, alleged main weapons contact within the Venezuelan government for the FARC back in 2008.|
|Kassem Mohamad SALEH||X||6/27/2012||None||Money laundering/drug trafficking suspect; also linked to the Ayman Joumaa network|
|Carlos Fernando SERRALDE PLAZA||X||12/14/2010||None||Alias "El Doctor," extradited to the U.S. for drug trafficking charges in 2013.|
|Jair Fernando URREA LENIS||X||10/13/2010||Sinaloa Cartel Network||Drug trafficking pilot and operative of the Sinaloa Cartel based out of Colombia|
|Vassyly Kotosky VILLARROEL RAMIREZ||X||8/21/2013||Sinaloa Cartel Network||Ex-member of the GNB; involved in money-laundering for the Sinaloa Cartel|
|Roberto Manuel LOPEZ PERDIGON||X||9/13/2012||Constructora FR de Venezuela||Drug trafficking suspect|
|Amilcar Jesus FIGUEROA SALAZAR||X||9/8/2011||Parlamento Latinamericano|
Former member of Venezuela’s delegation to the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) who has served as a primary arms dealer for the FARC, and is a main conduit for FARC leaders based in Venezuela. He has also provided training for the FARC.
|Cliver Antonio ALCALA CORDONES||X||9/8/2011||FANB (National Bolivarian Armed Forces)|
Former Major General of the Red de Defensa Integral (REDI). Led a group of exiled soliders to forcefully enter Venezuela on February 23rd and safeguard the passage of humanitarian aid, but stopped by the Colombian government in fear of violent clashes
|Ramon Isidro MADRIZ MORENO||X||9/8/2011||SEBIN (Bolivarian National Intelligence Service)||Intelligence officer accused of coordinating security for the FARC|
|Antonio Jose BENAVIDES TORRES||X||3/9/2015||X||X||X||X||Chief of caracas Capital District; Former GNB||Former GNB head (at time of sanctioning in 2015), Caracas District head as of June 2017.|
|Justo José NOGUERA PIETRI||X||3/9/2015||X||X||Governor|
Governor of the state of Bolívar since 2017 with the PSUV party. President of the Venezuelan Corporation of Guayana (CVG), a state-owned entity, and former General Commander of Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard (GNB). Possible connection to the death of members of the pemon tribe in his state by colectivos armados under his alleged leadership.
|Manuel Gregorio BERNAL MARTINEZ||X||3/9/2015||X||X||FANB (National Bolivarian Armed Forces)||Chief of the REDI in the Andes as of 2019, and director of operational readiness for the FANB in 2018. Previous director of SEBIN.|
|Katherine Nayarith HARINGHTON PADRON||X||3/9/2015||X||X||X||VISIIP|
Ex-Viceminister of the Integrated System of Criminal Investigation. Former public prosecutor with the public ministry that has charged several opposition members, including former National Assembly legislator Maria Corina Machado and, as of February 2015, Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma Diaz, with the crime of conspiracy related to alleged assassination/coup plots based on implausible evidence.
|Manuel Eduard PEREZ URDANETA||X||3/9/2015||X||Instituto Navional de Transporte Terrestre|
Ex-VP of the National Institute of Terrestrial Transport. Former head of PNB. Became Vice Minister of Prevention and Citizen Security, but was replaced in June 2017
|Miguel Alcides VIVAS LANDINO||X||3/9/2015||FANB (National Bolivarian Armed Forces)|
Former Inspector General of Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) and former Commander of the Strategic Region for the Integral Defense (REDI) of the Andes Region of Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Armed Forces.
|Gustavo Enrique GONZALEZ LOPEZ||X||3/9/2015||X||X||X||X||SEBIN (Bolivarian National Intelligence Service)||Head of SEBIN (briefly replaced by Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figueroa), but reinstated ater the events of April 30th|
|Tareck Zaidan EL AISSAMI MADDAH||X||2/13/2017||X||X||Executive Branch|
Minister of National Industries and Industrial Production. Former Vice President with oversight of SEBIN. Currently accused of a money-laundering scheme through the CLAP program (Comités Locales de Abastecimiento y Producción).
|Samark Jose LOPEZ BELLO||X||2/13/2017||None||Alleged frontman for El Aissami, Venezuelan businessman.|
|Maikel Jose MORENO PEREZ||X||5/18/2017||X||X||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)|
Chief Justice of TSJ, who refused to turn against Maduro in the April 30th uprisings. Head figure in the movement to dissolve the National Assembly in favor of the ANC.
|Gladys Maria GUTIERREZ ALVARADO||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Magistrate of the Constitutional Chamber of Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ-C)|
|Juan Jose MENDOZA JOVER||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Second Vice President of Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice, President of TSJ-C|
|Luis Fernando DAMIANI BUSTILLOS||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Magistrate of the TSJ-C|
|Lourdes Benicia SUAREZ ANDERSON||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Magistrate of the TSJ-C|
|Carmen Auxiliadora ZULETA DE MERCHAN||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Magistrate of the TSJ-C|
|Arcadio de Jesus DELGADO ROSALES||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Vice President of TSJ-C|
|Calixto Antonio ORTEGA RIOS||X||5/18/2017||X||X||TSJ (Supreme Court of Justice)||Magistrate of the TSJ-C|
|Tibisay LUCENA RAMIREZ||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X||X||CNE (National Electoral Council)||President of CNE|
|Nestor Luis REVEROL TORRES||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X||X||Interior Ministry; Former GNB|
Currently Venezuela's Minister of Interior, Justice, and Peace. Also former Anti-Narcotics Police. In charge of Operación Gedeón, during which Oscar Pérez was murdered.
|Tarek William SAAB HALABI||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X||X||Attorney General||Designated attorney general by the ANC; Former Ombudsman|
|Elias Jose JAUA MILANO||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X|
ANC (Constituent Assembly); Ministry of Education
|Minister of the Popular Power for Education; Former head of the ANC Presidential Commission|
|Maria Iris VARELA RANGEL||X||7/26/2017||X||X||Ministry of Prisons; ANC||Minister of Prisons and ANC delegate|
|Carlos Alfredo PEREZ AMPUEDA||X||7/26/2017||X||X||PNB (Bolivarian National Police)|
Former Head of National Bolivarian Police, replaced by Elio Estrada. This changed is rumored to have happened as a result of Perez Ampueda's alleged negotiations with the opposition for the uprisings in April 30th.
|Sergio Jose RIVERO MARCANO||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X||FANB (National Bolivarian Armed Forces)||Inspector General of Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) designated Jan. 2018. Former General Commander of the FANB|
|Jesus Rafael SUAREZ CHOURIO||X||7/26/2017||X||X||X||FANB; REDI Central|
General Commander of Venezuela's Bolivarian Army. Former Commander of Venezuela's Comprehensive Defense Region of the Central Zone. Suspected to have been involved in planning the military uprisings of April 30th, but have since sworn loyalty to Maduro.
|Rocco ALBISINNI SERRANO||X||7/26/2017||X||X|
CENCOEX (National Center for Foreign Commerce)
President of the National Center for Foreign Commerce (Centro Nacional de Comercio Exterior, or CENCOEX) until 2018, when he was replaced by Yomana Koteich.
|Franklin Horacio GARCIA DUQUE||X||7/26/2017||X||X||Former PNB|
Former National Director of the Bolivarian National Police and the former Commander of the West Integral Strategic Defense Region of Venezuela’s National Armed Forces.
|Alejandro Antonio FLEMING CABRERA||X||7/26/2017||X||X||Former Foreign Ministry; former CENCOEX||Former Vice Minister for Europe of Venezuela’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; former President of CENCOEX|
|Carlos Erik MALPICA FLORES||X||7/26/2017||X||X||Former Treasury|
Former National Treasurer of Venezuela; Former Vice President of Finance for Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA). Nephew of the first lady of Venezuela, Cilia Flores.
|Simon Alejandro ZERPA DELGADO||X||7/26/2017||X||X||Executive Branch|
Current Minister of Economy & Finance. Former Vice President of Finance for PDVSA , replaced Feb. 2018. Allegedly involved in a money-laundering scheme through the CLAP program (Comités Locales de Abastecimiento y Producción) alongside Tareck El Aissami
|Nicolas MADURO MOROS||X||7/31/2017||X||X||Executive Branch||President|
|Member of the Presidential Commission for the ANC. He is the ANC Constituent for Zamora Municipality in Miranda State. Part of a special commission of the ANC to evaluate what policies to take against the AN.||X||8/9/2017||X||X||ANC||Member of the Presidential Commission for the ANC. He is the ANC Constituent for Zamora Municipality in Miranda State.|
|Tania D'AMELIO CARDIET||X||8/9/2017||X||X||CNE (National Electoral Council)||CNE Rector|
|Francisco Jose AMELIACH ORTA||X||8/9/2017||X||X||ANC||Constituyente. Former governor of Carabobo State; prominent PSUV figure, retired military officer who participated in 1992 coup|
|Carmen Teresa MELENDEZ RIVAS||X||8/9/2017||X||X||Governor; ANC||Governor of the state of Lara. ANC delegate, Navy Admiral, former Sectoral Vice President of Political Sovereignty, Security, and Peace|
|Bladimir Humberto LUGO ARMAS||X||8/9/2017||X||X||GNB (Bolivarian National Guard)||Commander of the Special GNB Unit to the Federal Legislative Palace|
|Adan Coromoto CHAVEZ FRIAS||X||8/9/2017||X||X||Ambassador; ANC||Ambassador of Venezuela to Cuba as of 2019. VP of International Affairs of PSUV. Brother of Hugo Chavez Frias.|
|Erika del Valle FARIAS PENA||X||8/9/2017||X||X||Mayor; ANC|
Mayor of Libertador Municipality; accused of using municipal funds meant for social services to finance armed collective groups associated with PSUV.
|Ramon Dario VIVAS VELASCO||X||8/9/2017||X||X||ANC|
Constituent of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly for Vargas Municipality in Vargas State; in 2017, he was in charge of the Constituent Command Zamora 200.
|Freddy Alirio BERNAL ROSALES||X||11/9/2017||X||X||X|
SEBIN; Minister of Urban Agriculture; CLAP (Local Committees of Supply and Production)
Commissioner General of SEBIN; Head of the National Command and Control Center for Local Committees of Supply and Production (CLAP); Former Minister of Urban Agriculture. Designated by Maduro as the "protector" of Táchira.
|Elvis Eduardo HIDROBO AMOROSO||X||11/9/2017||X||X||ANC||Second Vice President of Venezuela’s ANC and was previously the First Vice President of the ANC|
|Sandra OBLITAS RUZZA||X||11/9/2017||X||X||X||CNE (National Electoral Council)||Vice President and a Rector of Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE); President of the Commission of the Electoral and Civilian Register|
|Socorro Elizabeth HERNANDEZ DE HERNANDEZ||X||11/9/2017||X||X||X||CNE; JNE||Rector of Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE); Member of the National Electoral Board|
|Manuel Angel FERNANDEZ MELENDEZ||X||11/9/2017||X||X||CANTV (National Telephone Company)||President of Venezuela's CANTV, and the President of Movilnet, C.A., a subsidiary of CANTV|
|Jorge Elieser MARQUEZ MONSALVE||X||11/9/2017||X||X|
CONATEL (National Commission of Telecommunications)
CONATEL director; GNB Colonel; formed part of an interim VP body of Culture & Communication led by Jorge Rodriguez as Minister of the Presidency (2017).
|Carlos Alberto OSORIO ZAMBRANO||X||11/9/2017||X||X||AEB (Agenda Económica Bolivariana)|
Ex-Minister of Transport, removed in 2018 and demoted to Motor Transport Chief of the Bolivarian Economic Agenda (AEB); Former Food Minister. Maduro attempted to designate him as commander of the Central REDI, but was limited in this action as a result of corruption scandals during his time as Minister of Food.
|Carlos Enrique QUINTERO CUEVAS||X||11/9/2017||X||X||CNE (National Electoral Council)||Alternate Rector of the CNE, and a member of Venezuela's National Electoral Board. Also a director for the Electoral Registry and IT.|
|Julian Isaias RODRIGUEZ DIAZ||X||11/9/2017||X||ANC|
Former ambassador to Italy as well as former Vice President of ANC. As of May 2019, he is no longer the ambassador to Italy given a very delicate economic situation in which he has not received payment due to U.S. sanctions and restricted access to Italian banks.
|Ernesto Emilio VILLEGAS POLJAK||X||11/9/2017||X||Executive Branch; PSUV||Ministry of Culture & part of the Political Council of the PSUV; Former Communications Minister|
|Gerardo Jose IZQUIERDO TORRES||X||1/5/2018||X||Ejercito Bolivariano (EB); Executive Branch||Major General of the Army; Minister for the New Border of Peace and the Executive Secretary of the Presidential Border Commission|
|Rodolfo Clemente MARCO TORRES||X||1/5/2018||X||X||Governor|
Governor of Aragua State; Previous External Director on the Board of Directors for PDVSA. Previous Minister of Economy and Finances, and a retired General of the FANB. Has been linked to food import-corruption schemes.
|Francisco Jose RANGEL GOMEZ||X||1/5/2018||X||X||Former Governor||Former Governor of Bolivar State and is retired from the National Army. Once sanctioned by the U.S., he solicited residency papers in Mexico.|
|Fabio Enrique ZAVARSE PABON||X||1/5/2018||X||GNB (Bolivarian National Guard)|
Division General of the Bolivarian National Guard, is the Commander of the West Capital Integral Defense Operational Zone (REDI) of the National Armed Forces and directed the Bolivarian National Guard Forces in the Capital District of Venezuela in zone 43.
|Américo Alex MATA GARCIA||X||3/19/2018||X||BANAVIH|
Alternate Director on the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Housing and Habitat, also known as BANAVIH, under the Ministry of Popular Power for Habitat and Housing. Mata was also the Vice Minister of Agricultural Economics and the President of the Agricultural Bank of Venezuela, both of which attached to the Ministry of Popular Power for Agriculture and Lands. Mata is a former President of Corpomirand
|Willian Antonio CONTRERAS||X||3/19/2018||X||Executive Branch; SUNDDE||Minister of National Commerce. National Superintendent of the Superintendency for the Defense of Socioeconomic Rights (SUNDDE)|
|Nelson Reinaldo LEPAJE SALAZAR||X||3/19/2018||X||X||Treasury||Former Head of the Office of the National Treasury of Venezuela, replacd by Reinier Alejandro Merentes|
|Carlos Alberto ROTONDARO COVA||X||3/19/2018||X||X||IVSS|
Fleed to Colombia & denounced Maduro's government as inept and corrupt in March, 2019 - Currently still sanctioned by the U.S. government. Recognizes Guaidó as the legitimate president. Former President of the Board of Directors of the Venezuelan Institute of Social Security (IVSS)
|Pedro Luis MARTIN OLIVARES||X||5/7/2018||Former SEBIN|
Former Chief of Financial Intelligence for Venezuela’s National Directorate of Intelligence and Prevention Services (DISIP) now know as SEBIN from 2004-2011 and from 2013-2014. Part of the American blacklist of drug traffickers.
|Walter Alexander DEL NOGAL MARQUEZ||X||5/7/2018||None||Partner of MARTIN OLIVARES|
|Mario Antonio RODRIGUEZ ESPINOZA||X||5/7/2018||Former SEBIN||Retired member of SEBIN. Partner of MARTIN OLIVARES|
|Diosdado CABELLO RONDON||X||5/18/2018||X||X||X||X||ANC||First VP of PSUV, President of the ANC, Former presdident of National Assembly|
|Rafael Alfredo SARRIA DIAZ||X||5/18/2018||None|
Alleged Frontman for Diosdado CABELLO RONDON; Brother to Edgar Sarria, who is the director of the Quintana Trading & Panazeate SL companies, former member of the Venezuelan Military
|Marleny CONTRERAS DE CABELLO||X||5/18/2018||Executive Branch|
Current Minister of Public Works. Previous Minister of Tourism (MINTUR) -replaced by Stella Lugo - and former President of Venezuela's National Institute of Tourism (INATUR), former ANC representative for the state of Miranda from 2011-2015 where she formed part of the Commission for Finance and Economic Development, married to Diosdado CABELLO RONDON
|José David CABELLO RONDÓN||X||5/18/2018||X||SENIAT|
Diosdado Cabello's brother. Since Feb 2008 he has been superindentent of Venezuelan tax agency SENIAT. He was also head of Conviasa from April to June 2006. Former Minister of Infrastructure from July 2006-February 2008
|Vladimir PADRINO LOPEZ||X||9/25/2018||X||Executive Branch||Minister of Defense. Trained in psychological operations at the School of the Americas and at the Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, GA.|
|Delcy Eloina RODRIGUEZ GOMEZ||X||9/25/2018||X||X||Executive Branch|
Current Vice President of Venezuela; Minister of Popular Power for External Relations; Former ANC president; former foreign minister; Maduro loyalist; former member of the ANC presidential commission
|Jorge Jesus RODRIGUEZ GOMEZ||X||9/25/2018||X||Executive Branch|
Minister of Communication and Information. One of the delegates of Maduro for the Oslo talks. Along with sister Delcy, key alies of Maduro in PSUV. Former Libertador mayor and former Vice President.
|Cilia Adela FLORES DE MADURO||X||9/25/2018||X||ANC||ANC representative for the state of Cojedes, wife of Maduro, and current First Lady|
|Jose Omar PAREDES||X||9/25/2018||Averuca, C.A.||Chief Pilot of AVERUCA, C.A. Responsible for the Operation Control of Diosdado's aircraft.|
|Edgar SARRIA DIAZ||X||9/25/2018||None|
Director of Quiana Trading, and sole shareholder of Panazeate SL. Quiana Trading is the beneficial owner of Diosdado's aircraft through a trust agreement
|Claudia Patricia DIAZ GUILLEN||X||1/8/2019||Former Head of the ONT|
Served as National Treasurer between 2011 and 2013. Diaz accepted bribes from Gorrin and her husband, Velasquez. She, along with Velasquez is currently under house arrest in Spain under moneylaundering and criminal association charges. Owner of Bleckner Associates Limited, a company based in the Republic of Seychelles along with her husband.
|Leonardo GONZALEZ DELLAN||X||1/8/2019||BIdV (Industrial Bank of Venezuela)|
Former head of the Industrial Bank of Venezuela. Currently resides in London. Served as a front person for Venezuelan senior Chavista military and political figures, including Andrade. Supported money scams involving Venezuelan financial sector.
|Raul GORRIN BELISARIO||X||1/8/2019||Globovisión|
Owner of Globovisión. Indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida in August 2018 for conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and for conspiring to bribe Ven. officials, including Claudia Diaz & Alejandro Andrade. His properties in New York and Florida were recently confiscated by the US government.
|Gustavo Adolfo PERDOMO ROSALES||X||1/8/2019||None|
The brother-in-law and business partner of Gorrin. Perdomo made wire transfers and held property on behalf of Andrade. Linked to the "banda de los enanos,"a lawfirm operating in the judicial system of the country.
|Adrian Jose VELASQUEZ FIGUEROA||X||1/8/2019||None|
Former edecan to Chavez, and has been linked to Chavez's son, accused of being in charge of protecting him and his illicit food and mineral businesses. Received bribes from Gorrin on behalf of his wife, Claudia Diaz. Gorrin held and purchased assets for Diaz and Velasquez in the same way he did for Andrade. He, along with Diaz, is under house arrest in Spain.
|Iván Rafael HERNANDEZ DALA||X||2/15/2019||X||X||DGCIM|
Head of Directorate-General of Military Counter Intelligence since January 2014 and Head of the Presidential Guard since september 2015. Alleged figure that backed out in the military uprisings of April 30th, but has since reinforced his loyalty to Maduro.