The election cycle of 2007 offers the last chance for the current generation of leaders to bring stability and progress to troubled East Timor.
The use of Shannon Airport by the US military was not one of the larger election issues. However it has become one of the contentious issues in the negotiations for the formation of the new government. By Aisling O'Rourke.
Coca-Cola has been charged with illegally seizing lands communally owned by small farmers and indiscriminately dumping sludge and other industrial hazardous waste onto the surrounding community. This comes as the multinational beverage giant announced a new effort Tuesday to protect rivers on four continents.