the former president Jeanine Áñez will be transferred immediately to the Hospital de Clínicas de La Pazas determined this Friday by a court in La Paz, which granted the action for freedom presented by his defense.
The decision establishes that the former president must be transferred “in the act” to the medical center, to undergo an evaluation on the tenth day of his hunger strike inside the Miraflores prison.
Yesterday, within another hearing, the ex-authority lost balance and suffered an anxious crisislooking very weak and not stopping shaking, being assisted by medical personnel from the prison compound.
The court decision:
The act of this day was set for 3:00 p.m., but it was brought forward to 11:00 a.m. From the legal defense of the former president it was denounced that one of his lawyers, Norka Cuéllar, was prevented from entering the prison.
Requests to suspend its pressure measure have increased in recent hours. Former presidents Jorge Tuto Quiroga and Carlos Mesa, the secretary general of the National Unity (UN), Samuel Doria Medina, and the Catholic Church they asked him to end the strike, due to the risk to his lifeto.