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Two catamarans collided by Ile aux Cerfs

Two catamarans collided off the coast of Ile aux Cerfs , and according to the Police, the accident left 18 people wounded.
These are mainly of Indian tourists on holiday in Mauritius. We also learn that the skippers of the two catamarans are also among the injured
They were transported to the emergency hospital FLACQ . Most of them departed after receiving care , while 3 of them are still admitted to the hospital , ...
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Wacky Animals That Lived on Mauritius

The island of Mauritius was home to quite a gang of creatures, from the distinct dodo bird to moody parrots, according to a newly translated report on the ecosystem there. Here are images revealing what those island animals may have looked like so long ago.

An educated guess

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Thousands of dodos died in deadly cocktail

Thousands of dodos died in deadly cocktail of faeces and poisonous gas on Mauritius during 'megadrought'

Dodos have long-since been known as one of the unluckier species in the animal kingdom, but a recent study has suggested they didn't have the best time of it even before they were hunted to extinction.

An ancient megadrought is thought to be behind the deaths of thousands dodos and giant tortoises which were found in a ...
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2015 Public Holidays

2015 Public Holidays

1st-2nd January – New Year

1st February – Abolition of Slavery

3rd February – Thaipoosam Cavadee

17th February –Maha Shivaratree

19th February – Chinese Spring Festival

12th March – National Day

21st March– Ougadi

1st May – Labour Day

18th July– Eid-Ul-Fitr *

18th September – Ganesh Chaturthi

1st November – All Saints Day

2nd November – Arrival of Indentured Labourers

11th November – Diwali

25th December – Christmas
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Miss India 2015 winners

Miss India 2015 winners heading to Mauritius, a little more to see here :) kickstart their journey to Mauritius
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Petition Preserve Tamarin Salt Fields

Here at have Alvina Carcary a petition started to Preserve Tamarin Salt Fields


Located at the foot of the Black River Mountain Range, the Tamarin salt fields date back to the French era. This cottage industry has barely changed over time and is not only an active salt producer, and a top-rated tourist attraction, but is an integral part of the national fabric. And yet, it would seem steps are already in motion ...
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Prohibition of plastic bags on the island

In the German section, user Wickus found this news:

The Mauritian authorities, as announced in the Budget 2015, and for the protection of island's environment have decided to ban as from 1 January 2016 the use of plastic bags in the country.

A measure already in force since last June in Rodrigues...

more here

we believe this would be a good thing for Mauritius.
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Largest Fuel Reduction System in the world!

DHYBRID has completed the largest Fuel Reduction System in the world!

A pioneering shopping mall on Mauritius

As reported in September 2014, DHYBRID Power Systems was awarded a second contract on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

DHYBRID and its local partner have installed a DHYBRID Fuel Reduction System for hybrid energy supply for a French supermarket chain. Commissioning of the system was completed on 19 March.

The ...
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Nandanee Soornack arrested

I just hear that Nandanee Soornack been arrested in Parma Italy.
Have somebody more news about it?
or a english speaking source?
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Re: Passport for Mauritius?


I am not 100% sure what you want to ask? Is your girlfriend a Costa Rician girl? This is how I understand your request! A passport is then to be issued by your country there. (Costa Rica). Once she holds a passport you need to check whether she needs a Visa for Mauritius. You might need this as well depending on your nationality.

Maybe you should specify your question a bit so that we ...
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