Elizabeth Melimopoulos

Elizabeth Melimopoulos

Elizabeth Melimopoulos is an online producer with Al Jazeera English. She has covered stories in Latin America mainly Venezuela and Mexico, and writes on elections, politics, and Mexico’s war on drugs.

Latin America

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico

Rescue workers race to find survivors after deadliest tremor in 32 years kills 223 in central Mexico.

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico

Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: What's next?

Government supporters hope the new Constituent Assembly will restore peace but opponents consider it undemocratic.

Venezuela crisis: What's next?

Venezuela

Venezuela: What is a National Constituent Assembly?

After months of protests, millions are called upon to choose representatives of an assembly to redraft the constitution.

Venezuela: What is a National Constituent Assembly?

Politics

Venezuela opposition launches two-day nationwide strike

Two-day strike to begin Wednesday marks second large protest against Maduro, who is accused of power-grabbing moves.

Venezuela opposition launches two-day nationwide strike

Venezuela

Venezuela has reached the 'zero hour': What's next?

With tension high following opposition's unofficial referendum, analysts see country heading into uncharted waters.

Venezuela has reached the 'zero hour': What's next?

Venezuela

Venezuela: People vote in unofficial referendum

All you need to know about two votes being held in a country wracked with political tensions, economic woes and unrest.

Venezuela: People vote in unofficial referendum

Venezuela

Venezuela: Why I oppose Nicolas Maduro

'What scares me most is having to live like this the rest of my life ... with a government that wants you gone.'

Venezuela: Why I oppose Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela

Venezuela: Why I support Nicolas Maduro

"We are in the middle of a class war ... We need to fight. The protests are blackmail by those on the right."

Venezuela: Why I support Nicolas Maduro

Latin America

Profile: Henrique Capriles

Henrique Capriles has rejected a ruling that prevents him from challenging President Nicolas Maduro in 2018 polls.

Profile: Henrique Capriles

Politics

Mexican youth to debate upcoming vote

Students to discuss the role of media and the possible return of Mexico's former ruling party ahead of July 1 vote.

Mexican youth to debate upcoming vote

Politics

Drug boss takedown shakes up Mexican drug war

Capture of the Zetas chief helps government score political points, but will it mitigate violence?

Drug boss takedown shakes up Mexican drug war

Politics

Are these men Venezuela's next leaders?

National Assembly Speaker Diosdado Cabello and acting President Nicolas Maduro both have claims to future leadership.

Are these men Venezuela's next leaders?