Bolivian court extends Áñez’s preventive detention for three months

The former president's health has deteriorated again as a result of her hunger strike, in which she assured that she would stay, as she considers herself "political prey" of Luis Arce's government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Bolivian court on Monday extended the preventive detention of former interim President Jeanine Áñez and two of her former ministers for another three months as part of a case brought against them at the request of the government over the 2019 crisis.

Tenth Criminal Judge Armando Zeballos ruled to extend the pretrial detention of Áñez and her former ministers Álvaro Coímbra and Rodrigo Guzmán "for three months" in a virtual hearing held yesterday that lasted several hours until late at night.

Two prosecutors requested to extend pretrial detention in the case: the Interior . . .

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