Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Mauricio Funes
1 - 10
El Salvador ex-president under house arrest
Francisco Flores, accused of misappropriating $15m from Taiwan for quake relief efforts, had earlier handed himself in.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:47 GMT
Ex-rebel sworn in as El Salvador president
Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a former schoolteacher turned rebel commander, is sworn in to lead Central American nation.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 02:12 GMT
Analysis: El Salvador's post-poll challenges
Commentators say the main challenge for the new government is to reduce deep political divisions within the population.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
El Salvador confirms leftist presidential win
Country's electoral court rules that ex-rebel Sanchez Ceren won the tight election with 50.11 percent of ballots cast.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 07:01 GMT
Ex-rebel poised to win El Salvador presidency
Polls indicate that left-leaning ex-guerrilla Sanchez Ceren is set for victory in runoff vote.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 07:47 GMT
El Salvador votes in shadow of gang violence
People concerned about weak economy and crime, as run-off poll looks all but certain for three leading candidates.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 07:35 GMT
El Salvador presidential polls under way
Voters head to polls to decide whether to keep the leftist party in power or return to conservative rule.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 23:11 GMT
El Salvador elections: Putting women's rights on the agenda
Women's rights should become part of the citizens' security agenda.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 08:29 GMT
Ganging up on violence in Honduras
Although a recent truce between rival gangs in Honduras won't provide a panacea to the violence, it's a good first step.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 12:44 GMT
Dying woman denied abortion in El Salvador
Officials say that granting a life-saving termination of an unviable foetus would be first step towards legal abortion.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 13:19 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Hunting pirate fishermen on the high seas
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Hong Kong: At the heart of Occupy Central
Saudi Arabia, Iran and the 'Great Game' in Yemen
Muslim-Americans: Presumed guilty?
Khaled A Beydoun
Xi visit to India: The 'cold peace' endures
Richard Javad Heydarian
Patronising the 'pretty' fighter jet pilot
Turkey's clumsy politics and the Kurdish question
join our mailing list
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions