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· March, 2007

Stories about Timor-Leste from March, 2007

East Timor: Want a Native First Lady

  27 March 2007

Republika Banana wants Francisco Guterres “Lu Olo” to win the upcoming presidential elections in East Timor as the blogger wants a native first lady. The other candidates either have foreign wives or are unmarried. One of the other candidate has a East Timorese wife but she has not lived long...

East Timor: Should One Travel to East Timor

  22 March 2007

Dili-gence has a post on the current travel situation in Dili, the capital of East Timor. Australia and some other countries had issued travel warning to East Timor and some aid-workers had left East Timor temporarily after violence broke out a couple of weeks back.

East Timor: Airshow in East Timor

  13 March 2007

Diligence is impressed by the military chopper maneuvers in East Timor. “I asked some Timorese if they knew of any trouble spot (they usually know) but no-one knew. I am none the wiser but it certainly was a spectacle with a fair bit of swooping, coming to a halt then...

Violence Returns to East Timor

  4 March 2007

Violence broke out yet again in East Timor as international security forces tried to capture rebel leader Alfredo Reinado. Reinado, the former leader of military police was implicated in the violence last May and was detained but managed to escape from prison in August with some of his followers. The...

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