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American Stacey Addison Released From East Timor Prison After Meth Probe Misunderstanding

CNN: American traveler Stacey Addison says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying methamphetamine. Now she’s out of jail — and a guest of a former East Timor leader. 104 more words


December 26 in history

1135 – Coronation of King Stephen of England.

1481 – Battle of Westbrook – Holland defeated troops of Utrecht.

1620 Pilgrim Fathers landed at what became New Plymouth in Massachusetts. 352 more words


East Timor, Australia, Capitalism and Democracy

* Gough Whitlam, whose government was overthrown by a coup inspired by agents of US capitalism in 1975 would not tolerate criticism of his position regarding East Timor – that it could never be an independent nation. 77 more words

Capitalist Ideology