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· January, 2007

Stories about Timor-Leste from January, 2007

East Timor: Foreign Police and Peace Keepers

Beyond Teresa feels that criticism of international military and police forces that they act like they are on vacation in East Timor is wrong. “From a sociological and psychological point...

East Timor: Upcoming Elections

Dili-gence introduces the candidates who will be fighting the upcoming elections in East Timor.

East Timor: Egg Shortage

Dili-Gence talks about the shortage of eggs in East Timor. “I asked two locals and both said that there had been a huge buy-up for Christmas feasting. One (with a...

East Timor: Movie Reflections

Tumbleweed in Timor Lorosae reflects on the diamond industry after watching the latest hollywood movie that talks about conflict diamonds. The violence scenes in the movie also reminds her of...

East Timor: Traffic Lights in Dili

Dili-Gence comments on the newly installed traffic lights in Dili, the capital of East Timor. “You can drive across Dili in 15 minutes and apart from the odd traffic snarl...

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