Juan Mayo Ragragio


Closing the Governance Gap with Suco Councils in Timor-Leste

May 25, 2011


Recently on East Asia Forum, Timor-Leste’s President J. Ramos-Horta wrote that the nation’s “desire to join ASEAN is a long-standing one and in the last 10 years we have shown unequivocal determination to join the organisation.”


Decentralization in Timor-Leste: What’s at Stake?

June 24, 2009


It’s a sunny day and the wind is blowing in off the sea from the port in Dili. Behind the government palace, the white, octagon-shaped parliament building shines in the hot, tropical sun. Outside the parliament – a few pick-up trucks, then a taxi, drives by some sauntering pedestrians. In front of the Parliament stands Senor Jose Barreto amid a gro… Read more