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

Venezuela in crisis: How did the country get here?

Al Jazeera examines the how Venezuela got here, what the opposing sides say and what is expected next.

Venezuela in crisis: How did the country get here?

Science & Technology

NASA's Insight lands on Mars - What's next?

The InSight mission will be the first mission ever to explore the deep insides of the Red Planet.

NASA's Insight lands on Mars - What's next?

War & Conflict

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

As a forensic archaeologist, Israel Ticas has solved more than 500 homicide and missing persons cases.

Digging up the dead in El Salvador to find the truth

Latin America

Mexico: Referendum to decide fate of a $14bn airport project

President-elect Lopez Obrador says he will go by what people decide but scrapping the project would cost billions.

Mexico: Referendum to decide fate of a $14bn airport project

Maternal health

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

For centuries midwives in rural Guatemala have played a key role in delivering babies despite the numerous challenges.

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico President-elect AMLO lost 2006 elections due to 'rigging'

Roberto Madrazo, a former candidate, says according to information he had, AMLO was ahead of ex-President Calderon.

Mexico President-elect AMLO lost 2006 elections due to 'rigging'

Mexico

Violence, impunity and fear in the Mexican state of Veracruz

Mexico has been shaken by the grim discovery of a mass graveyard site with at least 174 bodies buried inside.

Violence, impunity and fear in the Mexican state of Veracruz

Argentina

Argentina's crisis: What went wrong and what is next

A plunging currency, a $50bn IMF credit line and street protests against austerity. How did Argentina reach this point?

Argentina's crisis: What went wrong and what is next

Venezuela

Venezuela elections: What's next after Maduro's re-election

President Nicolas Maduro won another six-year term, but new sanctions may bring the country to its knees, analysts say.

Venezuela elections: What's next after Maduro's re-election

Venezuela

Venezuela's Maduro wins presidential vote boycotted by opposition

President Nicolas Maduro wins a new six-year term in a controversial vote, but the rival candidate calls for a new vote.

Venezuela's Maduro wins presidential vote boycotted by opposition

Voices

Jucuapa: The coffin-making town in El Salvador

Welcome to the small town where residents abandoned traditional industries to turn a profit in the funeral business.

Jucuapa: The coffin-making town in El Salvador

Guatemala

Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.

Why is community radio in Guatemala important?