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East Timor to Vote for President Ahead of 20th Anniversary of Its Independence 

HeadlineMar 18, 2022

In East Timor, voters are heading to the polls Saturday. Among a field of 16 presidential candidates are incumbent Francisco “Lú-Olo” Guterres of the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor and former President José Ramos-Horta, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Ramos-Horta has been leading in the polls. The winner will take office on May 20, the 20th anniversary of East Timor’s independence from Indonesia.

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