Bolivian court finds ex-president Anez guilty of coup

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LA PAZ (Reuters) -A Bolivian court found former President Jeanine Anez guilty on Friday of orchestrating a coup that brought her to power during a 2019 political crisis. She was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Anez, 54, was convicted of making “decisions contrary to the constitution” and of “dereliction of duty.” The prosecution said Anez, then a right-wing senator, violated norms that guarantee the constitutional and democratic order after Bolivia’s 2019 presidential elections. Bolivia has been split over whether a coup occurred when then-President Evo Morales resigned in 2019, with Anez asc…

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