Donors pledge funds Friday to rebuild,
but success depends on cohesion in the half-island territory.
Cameron W. Barr, Staff writer of The
Christian Science Monitor
TOKYO - For the people of East
Timor, which is set to become the first new nation of the next millennium,
the check is in the mail.
Last week here in Tokyo, some two dozen
nations pledged more than $522 million over the next three years to help
the East Timorese build an economy, set up a government, and get ready
If the United Nations were to hand out