Former El Salvador president sentenced to 10 years in prison

El Salvador's former President Elias Antonio Saca talks with his lawyers before his hearing on corruption charges in San Salvador, El Salvador, September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – An El Salvador tribunal sentenced former President Antonio Saca to 10 years in prison on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement and money laundering charges involving more than $300 million of public funds. Saca, 53, pleaded guilty to the charges last month. His lawyer said at the time that he […]

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