US sanctions Mexican firms, people linked to drug cartel

The US Treasury announced sanctions Wednesday against 15 Mexican companies and six Mexican people it says are linked to a drug cartel.

US designates names Taliban captive `global terrorist`

The US Treasury on Wednesday named senior Taliban official Maulawi Abdul Rashid Baluch, arrested by Afghan authorities a year ago, as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist."

US to put woman on new $10 bill
US to put woman on new $10 bill

The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback.

US Treasury chief defends Iran nuclear deal

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew defended negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran amid boos during a speech to a pro-Israel audience Sunday.

US blacklists Yemen ex-president Saleh, Huthi commanders

The United States hit Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two Huthi rebel commanders with sanctions on Monday, two days after Saleh walked out on the new government.

US sanctions on Russia having an impact: US Treasury

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in a radio interview Friday that sanctions imposed on Russia for actions in Ukraine are "having an impact."

US warns banks to watch for ousted Ukraine leader moving looted funds

The US Treasury warned banks on Tuesday to be on the look-out for potentially suspicious transfers of financial assets by Ukraine`s fugitive President Viktor Yanukovich or members of his inner circle.

Sanctions on Syria effective: US treasury

A US embassy statement said they discussed possible Syrian attempts to bypass the sanctions by using the Jordanian financial sector.

Hezbollah-linked bank money launderer: US Treasury

The US accuses Lebanese Canadian Bank of laundering money for Ayman Joumaa.

US Treasury to pump in additional $3.8 bn into GMAC

The US Treasury Department will
provide an additional aid of USD 3.8 billion (around Rs 17,670
crore) to GMAC Financial Services and boost its stake in the
troubled consumer finance firm to 56 per cent.

US treasury to order bailed-out firms to slash pay

The Treasury Dept on Thursday is expected to order 7 cos that have not paid back last year`s govt bailouts to halve their top executives` average compensation.

US Treasury eases cash, travel restrictions on Cuba

The US Treasury on Thursday eased restrictions on travel and money transfers to Cuba, five months after President Barack Obama announced the measures in a bid to improve ties with the communist island.