Sat,October 24th, 2009.
It is not frequent to have Timorese in Washington, DC. however,it's fortunate to have Deputy Commander of PNTL Afonso in Washington, DC. Commander Afonso has been in the US almos a month. He was sent to FBI training Center in Virginia for training in a number of areas.
- H.E. Ambassador Constancio Pinto currently is the Minister for Commerce,Industry and Environment, prior to this post, Ambassador Pinto served as the Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Vice-Minister of Commerce, Industry and Environment of Timor-Leste. He served as Ambassador of Timor-Leste to the United States of America ( Nov. 2009 - August 2012) and to Mexico and Canada from (2011-2012); a leader of Timorese Resistance and author of East Timor Unfinished Struggle.