Jeanine Anez

Family Says Conservative Ex-President of Bolivia Beaten in Prison

Caroline Ribera, daughter of Bolivia’s former interim president Jeanine Anez, said on Wednesday that her 54-year-old mother was “attacked and beaten” by a police officer while incarcerated in Miraflores Prison in La Paz. Anez was arrested in March for allegedly conspiring to overthrow her predecessor, Evo Morales.

Jeanine Áñez

Bolivia: Socialists Declare Election Win with Less than 6% of Votes Counted

The socialist candidate backed by former President Evo Morales preemptively declared victory in Sunday’s presidential election before the vast majority of votes had been counted, setting the stage for a potentially contentious scenario when Bolivia’s election body announces the full results on Tuesday.

Bolivia's leftist presidential candidate Luis Arce (C), of the Movement for Socialism party, celebrates with running mate David Choquehuanca (R) early on October 19, 2020, in La Paz, Bolivia. - Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, the leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, appeared headed to a first-round election victory …

Seven People Poised to Shape History in 2020

As the sun sets on another year, those who left their mark on 2019 prepare for a new decade – one that will likely face unprecedented political, economic, and moral challenges to the free world. With 2019 came a growing

Joshua Wong, Mihrigul Tursun, Jeanine Áñez, and Tsai Ing-wen