Treasury Sanctions Corruption and Material Support Networks

U.S. Department of the Treasury December 9, 2019 Global Magnitsky and Venezuela designations target corruption on International Anti-Corruption Day Washington – Corruption is a global problem. It undermines the abilities of governments to adequately care for their citizens; erodes the legal, moral, and ethical fabric of society; and facilitates transnational crime. Today, on International Anti-Corruption …

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Anti-Corruption Day: Recognizing Latvia’s Efforts to Fight Money Laundering

Ambassador John L. Carwile December 4, 2019 Since my arrival in November as the United States Ambassador, Latvians have proven to be welcoming, gracious, and committed partners of the United States. Next week, we commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day, and what better way to mark the day than to review Latvia’s progress over the past year. …

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Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea meets with Latvian Counterparts on Countering Threats to the International Financial

Riga, June 7, 2018 – On June 6, Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea met with Latvian officials to emphasize the importance assigned by the United States to our close bilateral relationship. He reiterated the value of swift, meaningful reform to protect the Latvian financial system from illicit finance threats …

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Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea meets with Latvian Counterparts on Threats to the International Financial System

Riga, March 10, 2018 – U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea met with Latvian officials on March 8-9 to discuss illicit finance threats to the Latvian financial system. In his meetings, A/S Billingslea discussed risks posed to Latvia’s financial system from over-reliance on non-resident banking services, commended the significant …

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Ambassador Pettit Hosts Luncheon to Promote Women Entrepreneurs

Riga, November 15, 2017 – Ambassador Nancy Pettit hosted a luncheon for Latvian women entrepreneurs on November 15 to highlight the role they play in promoting economic development and shared prosperity. The luncheon was part of the U.S. Embassy’s efforts to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an annual event that highlights the role of entrepreneurs and …

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