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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. 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

US ambassador to Timor-Leste ‘good step forward’

WASHINGTON (KOIN 6) — Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley has called the Senate’s confirmation of Karen Stanton as U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste a “good step forward” in the case of Stacey Addison, a veterinarian imprisoned without charge in East Timor.
Merkley expressed his hope for expanded talks with the Timorese government in light of Stanton’s confirmation.

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