Former Bolivian President Áñez sentenced to 10 years in prison

Jeanine Áñez is sentenced for organizing a coup in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The former interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, was sentenced on Friday (10) to 10 years in prison for violating duties and resolutions that violate the country's constitution. The information comes from the newspaper El País.

Áñez assumed the presidency of Bolivia on an interim basis in November 2019 following the resignation of former President Evo Morales. She was accused of organizing a coup to oust Morales.

In addition to the former interim president, former armed forces commander Williams Kaliman and former police chief Yuri Calderon, both of whom are at large, were sentenced . . .

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