This unique chapter looks at the two most important political parties of the country, Fretilin and CNRT, rarely compared. The present Sixth Constitutional Government is a CNRT government, with its Prime Minister, Rui Maria de Araújo is a Fretilin member. The Government will be dissolved after the parliamentary elections on July 22, 2017. This chapter studies the political challenges in 2016 and the youth who constitute a very important part of the population without political power and often unemployed. Copyright © 2018 The Author(s).
|Title of host publication||East Timor's independence, Indonesia and ASEAN|
|Editors||Jean A. BERLIE|
|Place of Publication||Switzerland|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
CitationBerlie, J. A. (2018). Fretilin and CNRT: A short comparative study of the two main political parties of East Timor. In J. A. Berlie (Ed.) East Timor's independence, Indonesia and ASEAN (pp. 113-138). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.