Fretilin and CNRT: A short comparative study of the two main political parties of East Timor

Jean A. BERLIE

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Abstract

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).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEast Timor's independence, Indonesia and ASEAN
EditorsJean A. BERLIE
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages113-138
ISBN (Electronic)9783319626307
ISBN (Print)9783319626291
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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East-Timor
parliamentary election
political power
minister
present

Citation

Berlie, 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.

Keywords

  • CNRT
  • Elections
  • Economy
  • Fretilin
  • Youth