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.

 

El Salvador

El Salvador woman jailed after stillbirth seeks freedom

After 10 years in prison, Teodora del Carmen Vasquez, convicted under a strict abortion law, hopes she will be freed.

El Salvador woman jailed after stillbirth seeks freedom

Women's Rights

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Mayan women share challenges they face every day in Guatemala, which has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Politics

Venezuela's opposition suffers 'deep political crisis'

Analysts say this month's regional elections have exposed fractures within the opposition coalition.

Venezuela's opposition suffers 'deep political crisis'

Elections

Venezuela opposition 'faces divisions' after elections

Analysts say divisions within the coalition and 'ambivalent discourse' led to defeat in last week's regional elections.

Venezuela opposition 'faces divisions' after elections

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