First Deputy Prime Minister Jose Luis Guterres of Timor-Leste

José Luís Guterres is a East Timorese politician and diplomat.
Guterres was a member of the Central Committee of the ruling party Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor.
Guterres was named foreign minister under Prime Minister José Ramos-Horta later in the year, serving in that position until May 2007.
Angry: Mr Guterres says the vote rules favour Dr Alkatiri.
Mr Guterres says it is a clear attempt to strengthen Mr Alkatiri's position by discouraging party members who want change.
Separately, Vice Prime Minister Jose Luis Guterres said that the establishment of an IICI is still under discussion and requires consultation with the judicial organs in Timor-Leste.
Guterres is East Timors ambassador to the United Nations (and formerly head of the Fretilin External Delegation during the Indonesian occupation.
UNITED NATIONS East Timor needs fair elections, reconciliation and a big injection of international aid to overcome the recent violence that battered the fledgling nation, Foreign Minister Jose Luis Guterres said Wednesday.
Guterres said nearly 100 people were killed and almost 150,000 others were driven from their homes in fighting that followed the dismissal, but eased with the arrival of thousands of international peacekeepers and the installation of a new government headed by Prime Minister Jose Ramos-Horta.
EAST Timor's prime minister Xanana Gusmao has escaped an ambush shortly after President Jose Ramos-Horta was shot and wounded by rebels, deputy prime minister Jose Luis Guterres has told CNN.
Foreign Minister Jose Luis Guterres expressed this feeling in the meeting he had with his ASEAN colleagues, and ratified the aspiration of Timor Leste to become an ASEAN full member after being an observer for 4 years since its government was created.
Guterres was thankful to Philippines and Malaysia for giving Timor Leste troops to the UN international mission to guarantee order and security, and said that the growing links between his country and ASEAN reflex "the real links there should exist in the region.
Deputy prime minister Guterres described the surrender as a great day for the East Timor people.
While Guterres said an East Timor soldier was seriously wounded, AP said at least one of Ramos-Horta's guards had been killed in the attack.
Guterres was the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Timor-Leste.
Guterres was involved in numerous political and international activities on behalf of the Government of East Timor and the East Timorese resistance.
Guterres is married and has two children.
A founding member of the Social Democratic Association/FRETILIN, Ambassador Guterres has been active in the FRETILIN External Delegation since 1974, serving as his nations designated representative to Angola, the permanent representative to Mozambique, the designated representative of FRETILIN to the United Nations, and participating in numerous international meetings, including the annual Subcommission on the Protection of Human Rights and the Commission of Human Rights meetings in Geneva.
Ambassador Guterres has studied at the University of Cambridge, the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, the Malaysia Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, and the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Portugal.
Jose Luis Guterres is the Ambassador to the United Nations for Timor-Leste.