December 2, 2023

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Tensions in the protests have postponed the trial of former Bolivian interim president Jeanine Anes

“Political prisoner”? Or “conspiracy” and “killer”?

Those are the words heard outside Anti-Corruption Court From PeaceIn BoliviaAt the gate of two groups of protesters: the guards Jeanine AnesFormer interim chairman BoliviaAnd those who point out that he led a coup and plan to overthrow his predecessor, Evo Morales.

In fact it was this strong tension in the streets that postponed the oral trial against ez, which was almost due to begin this Thursday.

Because the nation that does not punish the invaders is the nation that will be massacred again. We must set an example so that no invader is punished.Says Freddie Escobar, one of the opponents of the trial against ez.

The so-called “Conspiracy II” case was brought up in this trial, in which Áñez was charged with alleged offenses and unconstitutional resolutions. In another operation known as “Conspiracy I”, he was charged with treason, conspiracy and terrorism, but as the investigation continues, there are still no formal charges.

In Political analyst Carlos CarteroAnnes believes he accepted the presidency within the framework of political exceptions and the constitution:

“At a time of crisis for the (official) movement for socialism, trials are being put forward as a way to establish political sanction for those who dare to be adversaries.”

It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.