East Timor gears up for election to break political impasse

By Associated Press

Thousands of people in East Timor flocked to presidential campaign rallies Wednesday, days before an election that will test the young nation’s stability amid a protracted political crisis and economic uncertainty. Supporters of incumbent Francisco “Lu-Olo” Guterres filled the Tasitolu field in the capital, Dili, wearing red shirts and waving banners and flags of Guterres’ party — the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor, known by its local acronym Fretilin.

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