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East Timor: Petition to Keep the Country Debt-Free

Categories: East Asia, Timor-Leste, Development, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Governance, International Relations, Politics

The Movimento Kontra Deve (Movement Against Debt) and East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN [1]) have launched a joint petition [2] to “For a Debt-Free Timor-Leste”. The Government of Timor-Leste is currently free of debt. Despite current substantial income from petroleum resources, the government has announced plans to begin borrowing.