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East Timor: Portuguese Language in Debate

Categories: Timor-Leste, Education, Language

A heated discussion [1] is taking place in the Timorese blogosphere regarding the implications of the adoption of Portuguese as one of the official languages in East Timor, along with Tetum. Kirsty Sword Gusmão [2], Goodwill Ambassador for Education, and spouse of Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão, reacts [3] showing her concerns about education in the country. [pt]