EAST TIMOR'S DEFACTO FOREIGN MINISTER RAMOS-HORTA EXAMINES A POLLING
BOOTH IN AILEU.
Jose Ramos-Horta (R), East Timor's defacto Foreign Minister and Nobel
peace laureate and the head of the United Nations mission in East Timor
Sergio Viera de Mello (L) examine a mock polling booth inside a polling
station during a brief tour in Aileu, 48 km (30 miles) north of Dili
August 29, 2001. East Timor, a former Indonesian territory, will vote
on Thursday in the country's first democratic elections, exactly two
years to the day after their bloody vote for independence.