U.K. Court: U.S. sanctions do not relieve insurers of their obligation to pay

Thoroughly enjoyed collaborating last year with colleagues at Reed Smith LLP and 7KBW Barristers as an expert witness in an economic sanctions case before the U.K. Commercial Royal Courts of Justice. 7KBW Barristers acted for the successful insured in expedited proceedings brought against various Lloyd’s syndicates for an indemnity under a marine cargo insurance policy [...]

Washington Free Beacon: Conservatives Press OAS to Take Tougher Stand Against Maduro, Cuban Infiltration

From the Washington Free Beacon story, "Conservatives Press OAS to Take Tougher Stand Against Maduro, Cuban Infiltration": "The interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, has designated Dr. Gustavo Tarre as the country's permanent representative to the OAS," said Jason Poblete, a conservative international lawyer and expert in Latin American affairs. "The free people of Venezuela [...]

Resignation of Rafael Solís: Evading U.S. sanctions or Seeking Amnesty?

From Nicaragua's La Prensa newspaper: El jurista y exasesor del Congreso de Estados Unidos, Jason Poblete, estima que el exmagistrado de la Corte Suprema de Justicia (CSJ), Rafael Solís, no se escapa a las sanciones estadounidenses, pese a que renunció al cargo judicial y a su militancia en el partido gobernante Frente Sandinista de Liberación [...]

Spain, the Unreliable

Spain has been providing anemic lifelines to failed, left-wing dictatorial governments in Latin America for decades including Communist Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and many others. They rarely, if ever, cooperate with the United States to advance the cause of liberty in the Americas. Now Spain is allegedly selling modern weapons to gross violators of human rights [...]