East Timorese soldiers present arms during an arrival ceremony for Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Dili, the capital of East Timor Friday, July 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Jordao Henrique)

East Timor Has Many Challenges After 10 Years Of Independence

This has been a big year for Timor Leste, with one of the world’s smallest and most impoverished countries passing a series of important milestones. July’s parliamentary elections took place without incident, which means the United Nations – a highly visible presence in the country – will pull out its peacekeeping troops before the end […]

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