s
B2S-2017_BBN
Cayo basketball association hosts annual youth camp
August 23, 2017
Mother worries about her two missing sons
August 23, 2017

John Zabaneh removed from US list of Kingpins

Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017. 8:24 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: He was called a Kingpin and his associates were referred to as, “Sinoloa Cartel Operatives in Belize.”

His business, Mayan King Agro Enterprise, the nation’s largest banana producer recorded huge losses because he could not conduct business above the table as banks wanted nothing to do with him.

However, the storm has passed for John Zabaneh.

Yesterday the US Treasury Department issued him a letter, stating, “effective as of the date of this letter, you and your companies are no longer designated as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers. ”

It continued, “Accordingly, all property and interests in property which had been blocked solely due to your or your companies designation are unblocked and you and your companies are permitted to engage in any lawful transactions involving US persons.

While there is much relief for Zabaneh and his family, one of his associates from Corozal, Daniel Moreno, remains on the US list of traffickers.

© 2017, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

Comments

Comments are closed.