El Salvador prosecutors request extradition of former president Funes

FILE PHOTO: Former president of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes arrives at the attorney general office in San Salvador February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador’s attorney general has asked a judge to approve a request for former President Mauricio Funes to be extradited home to face corruption charges, prosecutors said on Friday, days after his immediate predecessor was jailed for ten years. Leftist Funes, who governed El Salvador between 2009 and 2014 and is […]

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