“A message to the international community: here they are. Those who will sentence me, the second constitutional Bolivian female president. They judge me without valuing truths, but obeying the MAS elite.”
“Remember them, they must answer before world courts”, she wrote on Twitter. Añez rose to power after the November 10, 2019, coup d’état.
The text with the photos and the names of two prosecutors, the deputy attorney general of this country, six judges and three court members, was the first reaction of the accused in the Coup d’Etat II case.
The case is being prosecuted for taking control of the Senate and the subsequent presidency of Bolivia without following the constitutional procedures and the Rules of Debates of the upper house, the Ministry of Government informed the day before.
Along with Áñez, former Commander of the Armed Forces Williams Kaliman, Former chief of the General Staff Flavio Gustavo Arce, Former head of the Army Pastor Mendieta, and Gonzalo Terceros, from the Air Force, and Palmiro Jarjury, from the Navy, as well as the former chief of the Police, Yuri Calderon, are accused in the case.
Kaliman and Calderon fled the country and are fugitives.