Bolivia judge orders pre-trial detention for opposition head


              San Pedro inmates protest against the possible transfer of Santa Cruz Gov. Luis Fernando Camacho to the detention facility in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Police on Wednesday detained Camacho, the main opposition leader in Bolivia, near his Santa Cruz home. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office said Camacho was detained as part of a case in which he is accused of leading what the government characterizes as a coup in 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              Inmates hold a sign with a message that reads in Spanish: "Camacho, we do not want you here in San Pedro", during a protest against the possible transfer of Santa Cruz Gov. Luis Fernando Camacho to the detention facility in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Police on Wednesday detained Camacho, the main opposition leader in Bolivia, near his Santa Cruz home. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office said Camacho was detained as part of a case in which he is accused of leading what the government characterizes as a coup in 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Lavayen)
            
              Signs hang from a window of the San Pedro jail with messages that read in Spanish: "Coup leaders will not pass", "Camacho Out" and "We do not want terrorists nor coup leaders", against the possible transfer of Santa Cruz Gov. Luis Fernando Camacho to the detention facility in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Police on Wednesday detained Camacho, the main opposition leader in Bolivia, near his Santa Cruz home. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office said Camacho was detained as part of a case in which he is accused of leading what the government characterizes as a coup in 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              Police stand guard outside a police station where Santa Cruz Gov. Luis Fernando Camacho is being held, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Camacho, the main opposition leader in Bolivia, spent the night in a cell at the station after he was detained Wednesday on terrorism charges related to his alleged role in the 2019 political crisis that led to the resignation of then-President Evo Morales. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              Opponents to Luis Fernando Camacho, governor of Santa Cruz, rally outside the police facility where he has been placed in custody, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Camacho, the country's main opposition leader, was arrested Wednesday on terrorism charges. (AP Photo/Jose Lavayen)
            
              Women walk past police in riot police guarding the police facility where Luis Fernando Camacho, governor of Santa Cruz, is kept in custody in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Camacho, the country's main opposition leader, was arrested Wednesday on terrorism charges. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              San Pedro inmates protest against the possible transfer of Santa Cruz Gov. Luis Fernando Camacho to the detention facility in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Police on Wednesday detained Camacho, the main opposition leader in Bolivia, near his Santa Cruz home. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office said Camacho was detained as part of a case in which he is accused of leading what the government characterizes as a coup in 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivia judge orders pre-trial detention for opposition head