Breakfast with the President

Breakfast with the President

I am staying in a guest room at the “Presidential compound” in Dili. I have known José Ramos-Horta for more than ten years. When I first met him in 2000 I don’t think he even had a post. But he was a Nobel Peace Prize winner and an international...
The road back to Dili

The road back to Dili

I started coming to East Timor in 2000. It was still coming upright from the devastation of 1999. Timor was under UN administration then, with UN personnel EVERYWHERE, Armored Personnel Carriers from the peacekeeping forces on the road, traveling through military...