• Former president of El Salvador arrested for corruption

    Former president of El Salvador arrested for corruption

    A former President of El Salvador, Elias Antonio Saca, has been arrested after corruption charges were made against him, his lawyer confirmed on Sunday.

    The former president and two former employees were taken into custody, his lawyer, Silvia Bonilla, said in the capital, San Salvador.

    Saca, who was president of the Central American country from 2004 to 09, faces prosecution for money laundering and establishing a criminal association, among other charges, according to a police statement.

    The chairman of the ethics commission of […]