Bolivia’s ex-interim president Áñez transferred to hospital in El Alto, defense denounces

Jeanine Áñez's defense this Wednesday denounced that the former Bolivian interim president is being transferred to a hospital in the city of El Alto at an altitude of over 4,000 meters which endangers her health due to her high blood pressure.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carolina Ribera alerted about her mother's transfer to Del Norte Hospital, located in the city of El Alto, near La Paz, "without knowing the medical reasons."

Later, one of Áñez's attorneys Norka Cuéllar denounced the ex-president's "irregular transfer," currently in pre-trial detention in a prison in La Paz.

Cuéllar reported that Áñez was transferred for a CAT scan, but that no information was provided to her family or her defense.

"How can they take her to Del Norte Hospital, she has high blood pressure, the hospital is located at . . .

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