23 July 2009

East Timor Legal News 22 July 2009

A soldier reveals he was the one who shot Reinado and Leopoldino Timor Post 22 July 2009 A Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) soldier has testified in the court saying he was the one who shot dead former rebel leader, Alfredo Reinado Alves and his follower, Leopoldino Exposto, during the attacks on President Horta’s residence on February 11 last year.

Costa Motor Company denies allegation of threatening Gusmao Timor Post 22 July 2009 The Costa Motor Company Director, Manuel Soares, has denied rumor mongering that it had threatened Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao by a short message service (SMS) regarding a re-tender for a tractor purchase.

PM Calls for STAE and CNE to be independent Timor Post 22 July 2009 Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has called for the National Electoral Commission (CNE) and Technical Secretariat of the Electoral Commission (CNE) to be independent in conducting their tasks and should make proper preparation in the run up to the forthcoming local elections.

Nepotism appears in re-tender process of purchasing tractors Suara Timor Lorosae 22 July 2009 Deputy Prime Minister for Management and Public Administration, Mario Viegas Carrascalao, said nepotism had appeared in a re-tender process for the purchase of tractors by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Traffic accident involving UN Car Timor Post 22 July 2009 Manuel Correia has to receive medical treatment in Baucau regional hospital as the motor bike he was riding was hit by a UN car on Wednesday (15/7).

Local elections to be held on October 9: STAE Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 22 July 2009 The Director of the Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE), Thomas Cabral, said the village chiefs elections would be held on October 9.
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