Bolivia government affirms that more than 75 cases link Áñez to alleged coup d’état

The Bolivian courts have extended the preventive detention of the former president, accused of the crimes of terrorism, sedition, and conspiracy for her role in the so-called coup d'état case, for another five months.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia's Minister of Justice, Iván Lima, has detailed that more than 75 investigations link former president Jeanine Áñez to the commission of the alleged coup d'état, before affirming that the Bolivian judiciary is considering the opening of a third investigation into the events that occurred after the October 2019 elections.

In a series of messages published on the Twitter account of the Ministry of Justice, Lima has warned that if it is proven that the taking of office by Añez was "unconstitutional", as denounced by the current government, "a coup d'état . . .

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