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335,306 tourist arrivals from January to June 2003

335,306 tourist arrivals from January to June 2003

According to the Central Statistical Office (CSO), tourist arrivals for the first six months of 2003 increased by 3.9%
from 322,707 in 2002 to 335,306 in 2003.
Most of them (90.0%) came mainly for holidays while 4.6% were on business/conference trips, and
The CSO figures indicate arrivals from Europe, which accounted for 66.8% of total tourist arrivals, rose by 2.5% to 224,045 during the first half of ...
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Yellow Pages online

find this morning this link:

so if you search for a name or a companie, give it a try.
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Cultures and Languages of Mauritius

In consequence of the diverse origins of the population several cultures coexist in the Republic. Due to the fact that around two-thirds of the population is of Indian origin and a small percentage of Chinese origin means that the Mauritian society is very much Asian in character with corresponding values. But Western and African cultural components are indeed very much present in this society. Taken together, the Asian, African and Western cultural components shape the ...
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A new species of "Bois de Pomme"

A new species of "Bois de Pomme" has been described by the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute and it was named syzygium guehoi after Joseph Gueho who has immensely contributed to the study of the indigenous flora of the Mascarenas archipelago for the past 30 years.

The syzygium guehoi is a tree that can reach a height of 15 metres. The bark is light brown and gives small beautiful rose flowers. Eighteen species of syzygium ...
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Bassin Blanc

Bassin Blanc is an old volcanic crater found in the mountain range of Savanne of the south west of the island. It is easily accessible by road from La Marie road going towards Chamouny.

The edge of the crater is close to the road side but can readily be missed. The crater itself is about 350 metres wide, 50 metres deep and the bottom of the crater is 250 metres wide. Bassin Blanc is 500 ...
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A dozen storms to be expected

In the outlook for Summer 2003-2004, the Mauritius Meteorological services forecast a dozen storms in our region.

“There is a high probability that cyclonic activity during the 2003-2004 summer season will be above normal. A total of 12 named storms is expected to develop in the South-West Indian Ocean. Most of the formations will be in the region west of Diego Garcia. Cyclone activity is expected to slow down by April”, says ...
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Marie Reine de la Paix is situated on the flank of Signal Mountain and from its wide paved walkway there are breathtaking views of the city.

Erected just after World War II, Marie Reine de la Paix has always been a place of pilgrimage. In October 1989, thousands of islanders attended the mass celebrated by Pope John Paul when he made his first official visit to Mauritius.

source: uk connection
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SABINE BOURDET Miss Mauritius 2003

yesterday's election to miss mauritius is won by SABINE BOURDET.
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Prison population in 2001

In the year 2001 one Mauritian in one thousand was imprisoned. Exactly 1144 were serving a prison sentence in Mauritius.

Half of the sentences were related to drug offences.

626 persons were imprisoned for drugs offences, 219 for offences against individuals including murder and 207 for offences against property. The remaining 92 persons have been convicted for other offences.
752 of the detainees were on remand.
Of these, 367 were detained for drug offences, 167 ...
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More Mauritians

The population of Mauritius continues to grow steadily with the latest population estimates hitting one of its highest figures ever.

According to a report released by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) as of July 1, 2002, the population of the Republic of Mauritius was estimated at 1,210,492, of whom 599,358 were males and 611,134 females.

The CSO found population growth during the period July 2001 to June 2002 to be around 0.9% based on a ...
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