The former right-wing president of Bolivia, Janine Anez, said that the country’s new left-wing government has issued an arrest warrant for her and against former ministers in her interim government.
The former Conservative President of Bolivia, Janine Anez, said that the new left-wing government has issued an arrest warrant for her.
Onez is accused of carrying out a coup and deporting his predecessor, the socialist leader Evo Morales, who was ousted in 2019. Anez’s conservative interim government ruled until elections in the fall, when Morales’ socialist party won again Maas and his fellow party. Louis Ars was sworn in as president.
Political persecution has begun. Maas decided to return to the term dictatorship, ”Anez wrote.
“It was not a coup, it was a constitutional succession due to electoral fraud,” she wrote in another post.
Evo Morales won the election in the fall of 2019, after running for a fourth term in violation of the constitution. After allegations of election fraud, violent protests erupted and the military demanded a morale resignation. In the end, the socialist leader was forced to flee the country – at which point the ezñez caretaker government took power. During the eleven months in power, many of Morales’ government was seized by the new Conservative government.
Maas still has strong support in several parts of the country, and was able to regain power in the October 2020 elections.
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