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Political deadlock augurs ill for Timor Leste

Last year, Timor Leste was held up as a shining example of democratic progress after staging two successful elections after years of volatile and often violent politics. But a post-election constitutional crisis driven by political elite rivalries is putting the young nation to a new crucial test. Last July, Fretilin and the National Congress of […]