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Bolivia's Anez accuses authorities of risking her life

La Paz - Former Bolivia interim president Jeanine Anez on Tuesday accused authorities of injecting her with a dangerous substance in prison where she is being held in pre-trial detention.

Bolivia ex-president's pre-trial detention extended by two months

La Paz - Former Bolivian interim president Jeanine Anez's pre-trial detention was extended by two months Saturday, as a prison official announced the ex-leader will receive medical care at the La Paz penitentiary where she is being held.

Bolivia's Anez authorized for transfer from prison to hospital

La Paz - Bolivia's former interim president Jeanine Anez will be allowed to transfer from prison to a hospital following poor health, a panel of judges said Friday, less than a week after her arrest on charges linked to the ousting of her predecessor Evo Morale...

Mass protests in Bolivia over ex-president's arrest

La Paz - Tens of thousands of Bolivians answered an opposition call Monday for protests against the arrest and detention of former president Jeanine Anez on charges of leading a coup d'etat against her socialist predecessor Evo Morales.

Bolivia's Anez says to be held for four months in 'coup' probe

La Paz - Former Bolivian president Jeanine Anez said Sunday she had been sentenced to four months pre-trial detention after she was arrested on charges linked to the ousting of her predecessor Evo Morales in what he claims was a coup d'etat.

Timeline: Bolivia's political crisis

La Paz - Since the contested re-election of President Evo Morales in October 2019 until the arrest of ex-interim president Jeanine Anez on Saturday, here are the key events that marked Bolivia's political crisis.

Bolivia's Jeanine Anez: From president to 'coup' accused

La Paz - Conservative senator Jeanine Anez was unknown to many Bolivians before she stepped out onto the balcony of the government palace in November 2019, Bible in hand.

Bolivia ex-president Anez arrested in 'coup' probe

La Paz - Bolivia's former acting president Jeanine Anez was arrested Saturday on terrorism and sedition charges over what her predecessor and political rival Evo Morales denounced as a "coup" that unseated him.

Bolivia ex-president Anez says facing arrest in 'coup' probe

La Paz - Bolivia's ex-president Jeanine Anez said Friday she and several former ministers were facing arrest on terrorism and sedition charges related to an alleged coup against former leader Evo Morales.

Doctors on strike in Bolivia to force coronavirus lockdown

La Paz - Health care workers in Bolivia's region worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic began a 48-hour strike on Tuesday to demand a lockdown to battle the rise in infections.

Bolivia probes deaths of 35 endangered condors

La Paz - Bolivian environmental authorities on Sunday announced an investigation into the apparent poisoning of 35 Andean condors in a rural community, one of the most devastating such cases for the endangered species.

First coronavirus vaccine administered in Bolivia

Santa Cruz De La Sierra - A nurse on Friday became the first person in Bolivia to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, receiving a shot of Russia's Sputnik V, which is still being tested.

Brazil, Bolivia get AstraZeneca Covid jabs from India

Bras - Amid the global scramble for coronavirus vaccines, Brazil said Wednesday it would import two million doses of AstraZeneca's Covishield jab from India.

Bolivia's Morales ends homecoming tour with rally

- Thousands of supporters of Bolivia's ex-president Evo Morales crowded into his political stronghold Wednesday for a climactic rally to mark his triumphant return to his homeland.

Bolivia's Morales back from year in exile

Villaz - Leftist former president Evo Morales crossed the border from Argentina into Bolivia on Monday, triumphantly ending a year-long exile that followed a failed bid for a controversial fourth term.

Arce takes power in Bolivia facing deep challenges

La Paz - Leftist economist Luis Arce assumed the Bolivian presidency on Sunday in a ceremony attended by foreign leaders, facing the challenge of uniting a deeply polarized society and reviving a virus-wracked economy.

Arce assumes Bolivia presidency with Morales shadow looming large

La Paz - Leftist economist Luis Arce assumes the Bolivian presidency on Sunday facing the challenge of uniting a polarized society and reactivating an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

New Bolivia president's foes call strike in key region

La Paz - Conservative opponents of Bolivia's leftist president-elect Luis Arce have announced a two-day strike from Thursday protesting alleged electoral fraud.

Bolivia parliament recommends charges against ex-interim president

La Paz - Bolivia's outgoing parliament on Thursday approved a motion recommending that ex-interim president Jeanine Anez and her ministers face justice for responsibility over last year's unrest which left around 30 people dead.

Indigenous Bolivian coca farmers fear return of 'abusive' Morales

Caranavi - Evo Morales was Bolivia's first indigenous president -- but not all of the South American country's native people are fans, and some are calling on president-elect Luis Arce to undo what they see as the harm done under the former leader.

Bolivia government says won't invite Maduro to Arce inauguration

La Paz - Bolivia's outgoing interim government will not invite Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to the inauguration of new socialist leader Luis Arce, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Bolivia's Morales calls for calm after protesters demand junta

La Paz - Exiled former Bolivian president Evo Morales called for calm on Tuesday after several hundred right-wing protesters demanded that a "military junta" replace socialist president-elect Luis Arce.

Bolivia's Morales says return depends on others as detention order lifted

Buenos Aires - Exiled former president Evo Morales admitted on Monday that his return to Bolivia is out of his hands as a judge lifted a preventative detention order against him over alleged "terrorism.

Evo Morales leaves Argentina for Venezuela: report

Buenos Aires - Bolivia's former president Evo Morales left Argentina for Caracas late Friday in an official Venezuelan aircraft, the official Argentine news agency Telam said.

Bolivia confirms Arce presidential election win

La Paz - Bolivia's electoral tribunal on Friday published official results from last weekend's presidential election, confirming leftist Luis Arce's landslide victory.

Bolivia polls transparent, Arce victory legitimate: OAS

La Paz - International observers on Wednesday declared Bolivia's presidential election transparent and Luis Arce's incoming leftist government legitimate, as an official but incomplete tally showed an overwhelming victory for the ex-president Evo Morales' prote...

Bolivia polls transparent, Arce victory legitimate: OAS

La Paz - International observers on Wednesday declared Bolivia's presidential election transparent and Luis Arce's incoming government legitimate as an official but not yet complete tally showed an overwhelming victory for the leftist.

Protests in Bolivia as Arce looks set for presidential poll win

La Paz - Hundreds of Bolivians protested Tuesday against the impending election win of Luis Arce, as the slow official count appeared set to confirm the leftist as their next president.

Morales says will return to Bolivia after ally's election victory

La Paz - Exiled former president Evo Morales on Monday signaled his intention to return to Bolivia after his leftist heir Luis Arce's sweeping presidential election victory.

Bolivia 'has recovered democracy', says Arce as exit poll suggests win

La Paz - Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, the leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, said his country had "recovered democracy" after an exit poll from TV station Unitel indicated he had won the election in the first round with 52.
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