Timor-Leste president Francisco ‘Lu’Olo’ Guterres: a product of war now pushing for peace

He spent a quarter of a century in the Timorese resistance.

Now, as oil and gas reserves dwindle, the young country’s new leader faces a battle to steer his people through difficult times ahead.

Elea 3cBefore becoming the fourth president of one of the world’s youngest countries, Francisco “Lu’Olo” Guterres spent almost a quarter of a century in the Timorese resistance against Indonesian occupation…

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