· October, 2009

Stories about Timor-Leste from October, 2009

East Timor: Brothels raided

  18 October 2009

Brothels and suspicious bars were raided by East Timor police. Some staff members of UN agencies working in Dili were seen inside the brothels. Tempo Semanal has uploaded videos of the raid.

Cova Lima, East Timor: Political conflict can lead to consitutional crisis

  1 October 2009

The isolated district of Cova Lima, Timor-Leste has produced two major stories last month. While one is headline news in the English and Tetun speaking press, the other has received little attention beyond Tetun print and web media. Citing various web sources, GV author Keta Haluha provides a lucid introduction to the brewing political conflict in Cova Lima.

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