Bolivia ex-president’s pre-trial detention extended 2 months

Bolivian former interim president Jeanine Anez is transferred to another prison, in La Paz, yesterday, as her pre-trial detention is extended from four to six months. – EPA pic, March 21, 2021.

FORMER Bolivian interim president Jeanine Anez’s pre-trial detention was extended by two months yesterday, as a prison official announced the ex-leader will receive medical care at the La Paz penitentiary where she is being held.

Authorities arrested and detained Anez, 53, last weekend on charges – deemed trumped-up by opposition politicians – of leading a coup d’etat against her socialist predecessor, Evo Morales.

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