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Challenges Await Newly-Independent E. Timor - 2002-04-18


Next month, the community of nations will welcome its newest member. East Timor will achieve full independence on May 20, 2002. This week, the former Portuguese colony held its firstever presidential election. The results propelled former guerilla leader Xanana Gusmao to a landslide victory. Hear more about the election and the challenges that lie ahead for East Timor in this Dateline report.

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