Jeanine Áñez

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Jeanine Áñez
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Official portrait, 2019
81st President of Bolivia
In office
11 November 2019 – 8 November 2020
Preceded byEvo Morales
Succeeded byLuis Arce
Senator for Beni
In office
22 January 2010 – 11 November 2019
Personal details
Jeanine Áñez Chávez

(1967-08-13) August 13, 1967 (age 55)
Trinidad, Bolivia
Political partyDemocrat Social Movement

Jeanine Áñez Chávez[1] (born 13 August 1967)[2] is a Bolivian lawyer. She was the 81st President of Bolivia from 11 November 2019 to 8 November 2020. She became president following the resignation of President Evo Morales. She was a Senator, representing Beni.

She is the second female President of Bolivia.

In the early hours of 13 March 2021, Áñez was arrested on charges of terrorism, sedition and conspiracy over her actions during the 2019 coup of Evo Morales.[3][4] In June 2022, she was sentenced to ten years in prison for her role in the 2019 political crisis.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Entrevista Jeanine Añez Chavez, retrieved 11 November 2019
  2. "Jeanine Áñez Chávez". Cámara de Senadores (in Spanish). 16 October 2015. Archived from the original on 11 November 2019. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  3. "Bolivia: Ex-interim President Jeanine Áñez arrested over 'coup'". BBC News. 13 March 2021. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  4. Turkewitz, Julie (2021-03-12). "Former Bolivian Leader Is Arrested for Ouster of Morales". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-03-14.
  5. Bolivia: Former President Jeanine Áñez sentenced over 'coup'

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