Bolivian government prosecutes ex-governor over IMF loan

Banco Central de Bolivia
Central Bank of Bolivia, La Paz
Rachael King

Bolivia’s Justice Ministry announced it is pursuing criminal charges against former central bank governor Guillermo Aponte Reyes Ortíz, over an International Monetary Fund loan.

The charges appear part of a broader legal offensive by president Luis Arce’s left-wing government against its predecessor. The justice ministry has pressed charges over the IMF loan against Aponte, former president Jeanine Áñez, and her finance minister José Luis Parada Rivero.

Aponte was central bank governor from

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