Bolivian prosecutor orders arrest of ex-president Jeanine Áñez and five ministers for sedition

"The political persecution has begun," said the ex-interim president on social networks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Bolivian Prosecutor's Office ordered this Friday the arrest of the ex-interim president of the Andean country, Jeanine Áñez, in the case investigating the alleged coup against Evo Morales in November 2019.

The measure extends to 5 of her ministers, one of whom has already been arrested in the region of Beni, the ex-holder of the Energy portfolio, Rodrigo Guzmán.

Arturo Murillo (Minister of Government), Yerko Nuñez (Public Works, Services and Housing, and Presidency), Luis Fernando López (Defense) and Álvaro Coimbra (Justice) are the other ministers included in the order . . .

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