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· March, 2011

Stories about Timor-Leste from March, 2011

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East Timor: Konis Santana, a Humble Guerrilla Hero

  16 March 2011

Like any country born out of a protracted armed resistance, stories in East Timor of division from within the resistance are various, and quite potent. But one guerrilla figure who appears to have a powerful and unifying appeal is Konis Santana, who never lived to see his people gain independence.

East Timor: Why is Transparency Important?

  16 March 2011

Curt Hopkins, from the blog ReadWriteWeb, comments on the Timor Leste Transparency Portal [en, pt, tet], recently launched by the Timorese Government. Hopkins raises some questions on the relevance of financial transparency in Timor's context, and calls on readers to discuss it.

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