Salvadoran ex-president gets new house arrest in graft case

Salvadoran ex-president Francisco Flores, accused of embezzling USD 15 million donated by Taiwan while in office, was ordered back to house arrest Monday amid health woes.

El Salvador ex-president jailed for corruption

Former El Salvadoran president Francisco Flores, accused of embezzling $15 million donated by Taiwan while in office, was sent to prison Friday after the court revoked his house arrest.

Arrest warrant issued for Salvadoran ex-president

A Salvadoran judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for former president Francisco Flores, who may have fled the country after being accused of misappropriating millions of dollars donated by Taiwan.

El Salvador says wanted ex-president fled country

El Salvador believes ex-president Francisco Flores fled the country, after being accused of misappropriating USD 5.3 million donated by Taiwan, authorities have said.

Criminal probe urged against ex-Salvadoran president

Former Salvadoran president Francisco Flores should undergo a criminal investigation for the alleged embezzlement of money donated by Taiwan, a congressional committee recommended Tuesday.

Salvadoran ex-president tries to flee amid graft probe

El Salvador`s ex-president Francisco Flores, who is under investigation over USD 10 million donated by Taiwan, tried to flee the country on a bus, President Mauricio Funes said.

Salvadoran ex-president admits Taiwan payments

Salvadoran ex-president Francisco Flores has admitted to a congressional panel that he had received cheques worth millions of dollars from Taiwan but denied the funds were for his personal use.