Subject: East Timor Legal News 4 March 2009
Rebel Caetano threatened with 20 years in prison Radio Televisaun Timor
Leste 4 March 2009 - Marcelino Caetano, a follower of former rebel leader,
Alfredo Reinado Alves, has been accused by the Public Prosecutor of
shooting at President Jose Ramos Horta on 11 February last year and that
he could be face up to 20 years in prison.
Public Prosecution submits investigation findings to the court Radio
Televisaun Timor Leste 4 March 2009 - The Timorese Public Prosecution
Office has officially handed over its investigation findings into the
attempted assassination to President Horta and an ambush to Prime Minister
Xanana Gusmao on February 11 last year to the court.
Fretilin's Ana Pessoa ready to take up post of prosecutor general Radio
Televisaun Timor Leste 4 March 2009 - MP Ana Pessoa from Fretilin said she
was ready to take up the post of prosecutor general and said she would
work with responsibility.
PM Xanana believes in Ana Pessoa Timor Pos 4 March 2009- Prime Minister
Xanana Gusmao does believe that Ana Pessoa who was appointed by the
president to assume the post of prosecutor general would work
professionally, even though some people were concerned about her because
she still is still an active member of Fretilin.
Transparency of gas and oil revenue is still weak: Luta Hamutuk Timor Post
4 March 2009- Timor-Leste has become a member of the Extractive Industry
Transparency Initiative (EITI) since the office tenure of the former
Fretilin government, yet the Government and companies that are working for
the Timor Sea gas and oil fields are yet to show transparency.
State bestows medals to UN-GNR Police officers Radio Televisaun Timor
Leste 4 March 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta, Prime Minister Xanana
Gusmao, former Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri and the UN representative have
officially bestowed medals on the UN-Portuguese GNR Police officers on
Tuesday (3/3) at the GNR headquarters in Dili.
Chinese engineers and state secretary discuss F-FDT HQ construction Radio
Televisaun Timor Leste 4 March 2009 - State Secretary for Defence, Julio
Thomas Pinto, and the Chinese civil engineers have held a discussion about
plans for the Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) headquarters and the defence
secretary office construction.
MP urges Govt to announce result of negotiations with Timor Telecom
Company Timor Post 4 March 2009 - MP's in the Parliament have urged the
Government, especially the Ministry of Infrastructure, to announcing the
results of the task-force team in negotiating with Timor Telecom Company.
Rumanian Government sets up embassy in Timor-Leste Suara Timor Lorosae 4
March 2009 - The Republic of the State of Rumania officially opened its
Embassy in Timor-Leste on Tuesday (3/3).
Media interprets wrongly President Horta's comments: Dionisio Babo Soares
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 4 March 2009- Acting President of the
Judiciary Council, Deonisio Soares Babo said the media had interpreted
wrongly about the recent comments made by President Horta saying the
appointment of the Acting President of the Appellate Court was unknown to
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