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  1. Young female chosen for at-sea trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Gleaner

    OLD RENEE McDonald was the first Jamaican, selected by the International Seabed Authority for the 2015 At-Sea Training Programme. The programme was organised by China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association in collaboration with the International Seabed Authority.

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  2. Young female chosen for at-sea trainingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Gleaner

    OLD RENEE McDonald was the first Jamaican, selected by the International Seabed Authority for the 2015 At-Sea Training Programme. McDonald, a geologist, said though the experience presented challenges, she learnt many lessons that will aid her development and skillset.

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  3. New Study: The Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd (MCFI) -...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | PR-inside.com

    The Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd is a manufacturing company. It operates a blending plant for fertilizers in the Port area.

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  4. Mauritius: National Campaign Against Child Sexual Abuse to Be LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AllAfrica.com

    "Sexual abuse: Children often show signs. Learn to recognise them" is the main message of the campaign against child sexual abuse which was launched today in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Marie-Aurore Perraud, at the Parliament Caf in Port Louis.

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  5. A week in Mauritius: One for couples, one for a family, and one active optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies We targeted three companies to ask for their best offer on a trip to Mauritius, departing in August.

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  6. Emtel turns to FTTA technology to counter fibre broadband threatRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Mauritian fixed line, broadband and mobile operator Emtel has announced the launch of high speed wireless broadband fibre-through-the-air in the coastal resort of Balaclava, as it looks to reduce its reliance on fixed fibre alternatives. The new system, called 'airbox', is based on a Slovenian design and, according to the firm, is capable of achieving peak data throughput of 30Mbps.

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  7. Unfolding Islamic Events in MauritiusRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | OpEdNews

    Cashing in on the latest upsurge in Islamist activities in Mauritius, Pakistan has decided to make the Indian Ocean nation its new outpost for anti-India campaigning. Towards this end, Islamabad is sending retired Army Major General Raza Muhammad, who had closely worked with the Islamist militants during his stint in ISI , as its envoy to Port Louis.

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  8. Britam of Kenya's Biggest Holder Has Stake Put Up for SaleRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Washington Post

    The administrators expect to raise 12 billion rupees from the sale of BAI Co. Ltd.'s assets, which include a 23.9 percent stake in Britam, Mushtaq Oosman, a special administrator at the auditing firm based in Port Louis, the Mauritius capital, said Wednesday.

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  9. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim creates history after being sworn in as first women president of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | India.com

    Port Louis, Jun 5: Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was sworn as president of Mauritius on Friday, becoming the first women to hold the ceremonial position in the Indian Ocean island nation. "My ambition is to bring the Mauritian nation together around the national flag," Gurib-Fakim after her inauguration, held at the presidency outside the capital Port Louis.

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  10. Carlson Rezidor Announces Two New Radisson Blu Resorts in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Hotel News Resource

    Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa with Radisson Blu Azuri Residence & Suites and Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa will open in Q3 2015 Carlson Rezidor announces new Radisson Blu beach resorts in Mauritius: the Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, Mauritius , the Radisson Blu Azuri Residence & Suites, Mauritius and the Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, Mauritius are conversions of existing properties and will already be rebranded in Q3 2015. All properties are situated on the north-eastern coast of Mauritius Island, one of the most beautiful and attractive resort destinations in the Indian Ocean.

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  11. Sunsail reopens Moquini woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Iol.co.za

    The discovery of a hull believed to belong to the missing Sunsail RC044-978 has opened old wounds for the families of the Moquini yachtsmen. A hull, suspected to be the Sunsail, was spotted 600 nautical miles off Port Louis, Mauritius, about two weeks ago and, although it has yet to be conclusively identified, hope is fading for its crew, Anthony Murray, Reginald "Reg" Robertson and Jaryd Payne.

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  12. Mauritius designates Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as its first woman presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | The Straits Times

    Mauritius designates Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as first woman president PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - The government of Mauritius on Monday designated Ms Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the Indian Ocean island nation's new president, making her the first woman to hold the ceremonial position.

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  13. Mauritius designates its first woman presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | The Times of India

    PORT LOUIS: The government of Mauritius today designated Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the Indian Ocean island nation's new president , making her the first woman to hold the ceremonial position. The appointment of Gurib-Fakim, an internationally renowned scientist and biologist, is subject to parliament approval, due to take place on Thursday.

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  14. Mauritius president resignsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Nerve News

    Port Louis, May 30 - Mauritius President Kailash Purryag has resigned from office, an official statement said. The statement said that Purryag sent his letter of resignation to the Speaker of the National Assembly of Mauritius on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

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  15. US considers airport preclearance centers in nine countries including TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Department of Homeland Security said on May 29 it is considering expanding airline preclearance operations to 10 new foreign airports in nine countries, most of them in Europe. The department said it was entering negotiations to add preclearance programs in Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom, where Heathrow and Manchester airports are on the list.

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  16. Mauritius' president resignsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The President of Mauritius Kailash Purryag has resigned from office on Friday, according to the official press release of the Presidency. In a statement broadcasted on a private radio channel in the island, Purryag said that he had agreed to step down as Head of State in January 2015 but did asked for some five months to implement the decision.

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  17. HM's greetings conveyed to Mauritius presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius received credentials of Mubarak bin Salim Al Zakwani, as the Sultanate's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius. Photo-ONA Port Louis: Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius received credentials of Mubarak bin Salim Al Zakwani, as the Sultanate's extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius.

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  18. Families eye Sunsail salvage optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Families of the missing Sunsail RC044-978 yachtmen might consider raising funds to have the vessel, floating upside down in the Indian Ocean and believed to be their catamaran, salvaged. Matthew Thomas, who is serving as an advisor to the families of the missing yachtsmen, said this could be one of the steps the families might consider to get the catamaran back to the country.

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  19. Capsized hull could be SA catamaranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    There was a "98 percent" chance the capsized hull of a boat spotted 600 nautical miles off Port Louis in Mauritius, is the catamaran of the three South African yachtsmen who disappeared in January. The Sunsail RC044-978, a luxury yacht owned by the US company, Tui Marine, last made contact with the missing yacht via satellite phone on January 18. On board were skipper Anthony Murray, 58, 59-year-old Reginald "Reg" Robertson - a member of Durban's Royal Natal Yacht Club - and first-time sailor Capetonian, Jaryd Payne, 20. A picture, taken from a container ship, of what is believed to be the hull of the missing Sunsail RC044-978 from radio operator Andrew Perrins Facebook page.

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  20. Groom the youth as active decision makersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A QUESTION and answer session with Barkha Moussa, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mauritius and member of the St Louis hub of Global Shapers: I'm always proud when such statistics come up, because they are the result of a combination of heavy investment in human capabilities combined with fiscal/monetary/business savviness! Life in Mauritius has its highs and lows - as with any developing country it has its challenges; there is definitely the "island" vibe - laidback, chilled people combined with gorgeous beaches.

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