Bolivian court authorizes ex-president Áñez’s transfer to hospital for health reasons

While the Bolivian penitentiary system denies a hunger strike by Áñez, Amparo Carvajal, of the Permanent Human Rights Assembly of Bolivia (APDHB), had reconfirmed the information.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Bolivian court authorized on Friday, March 19th, the hospitalization of Jeanine Áñez, the country's ex-interim president in preventive custody since last Saturday, after granting a petition in this respect due to health reasons.

The ex-president had made the request through her daughter, Carolina Ribera, alleging "inbalance" due to hypertension.

Áñez entered Obrajes prison in La Paz on Monday, where she will . . .

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