El Salvador’s politicians deny attorney general second term

FILE PHOTO: El Salvador's Attorney General Douglas Melendez is interviewed by Reuters in San Salvador, El Salvador October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador’s legislative assembly on Friday denied Attorney General Douglas Melendez a second term, after he pursued tough anti-corruption investigations and put a former president in prison. In less than three years, career prosecutor Melendez also jailed his predecessor, a judge and a top businessman, among others, and faced death threats […]

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