20-03-17: Polls open for East Timor Presidential election

By Anya Palm

The people of Asia´s youngest democracy, East Timor, will go to the polls today to elect their new President. It is the fourth election in the country.

“I want to change the condition of the people in all aspects like in healthcare, education, and a sustainable economic life,” says Francisco Guterres, who is considered a frontrunner for the post.