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How to get to East Timor

Overview In May 2002, Timor-Leste became the world’s first independent country in the 21st century after 450 years of colonial rule. However, the road to political independence was long and traumatic. Portugal was the first colonial power of Timor-Leste (then Portuguese Timor) and occupied the eastern part of the country. Under the Dutch, the western… Read More »