Geography Archives: East Timor

  • A New Phase in the East Timor Crisis

      A mass breakout from Dili’s Becora jail has opened a new phase in the East Timor crisis. On 30 August, Alfredo Reinaldo, a key figure in the rebellion which brought down the Alkatiri government, waltzed out the gate with 56 other prisoners.  Until that happened, the tiny, impoverished country had seemed to be slowly […]