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  1. Evidence of Thunder's Illegal FishingRead the original story

    Saturday | Scoop

    Yesterday, the Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, handed-over evidence to authorities at Port Louis, Mauritius, of the illegal fishing activities of the Nigerian-flagged poaching vessel, Thunder. The Thunder is the most notorious of the six remaining toothfish poaching vessels that are known to still engage in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing for toothfish in the Southern Ocean.

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  2. NASA's Terra satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Glenda stretching outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of Glenda on Feb. 27 that revealed the bulk of storm's clouds pushed southeast of the center. view more When Terra passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on Feb. 27, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument captured a visible image of the storm.

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  3. NASA sees the Tropical Cyclone Glenda away from landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Science, Industry and Business

    NASA's Aqua satellite gathered infrared data on the Southern Indian Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Glenda that showed powerful thunderstorms circling the storm's center. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Glenda and the AIRS instrument aboard captured infrared data on the storm on Feb. 25 at 06:47 UTC .

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  4. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton to Visit Mauritius,...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | International Monetary Fund

    Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund , will visit Mauritius March 2-3, South Africa March 3-5, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo March 5-7. In Mauritius, he will attend a conference on "Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies."

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  5. Island life, beyond the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Iol.co.za

    La Runion 'It's just a little stone," says the pilot, as our helicopter banks low over the hillside, its shadow beetling up towards the ramparts of the Cirque de Cilaos. "A little rock in the middle of the Indian Ocean."

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  6. World's Top Airports for Passenger Experience and Traveler SatisfactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Skift

    With these awards passengers help prove larger and busier airports are capable of providing great service but smaller airports definitely have an advantage because they can often do a better job at serving less passengers more efficiently and seem to make up the majority of these awards. As the world's largest airports battle to claim the "world's busiest" title it's often smaller airports serving fewer than 20 million annual passengers that are better positioned to provide superior service to travelers.

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  7. Costa neoClassica 14 Night Indian Ocean Cruise from Port Louis, MauritiusDepart Port Louis, MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Travel Weekly

    Costa Cruises is expanding the Costa neoCollection with the addition of the newly renovated and renamed Costa neoClassica. From December 2014, she will begin offering cruises to unique destinations that have great natural scenery and superb cultural attractions.

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  8. Pamplemousses GardensRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | TrekEarth

    The Pamplemousse Gardens in Mauritius are considered to be one of the finest tropical gardens in the world. The land was bought in 1735 by the French governor of the time Gouverneur Mahe de Labourdonnais, and was used for planting vegetables for the capital Port Louis.

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  9. Mauritius: China Allocates a Grant and an Interest-Free Loan Totaling Rs 500 Million to MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The People's Republic of China has allocated a grant of around Rs 250 million and an interest-free loan of about Rs 250 million which adds up to a total sum of Rs 500 million to the Government of Mauritius. The agreement was signed on 6 February in Port Louis by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China in Mauritius, Mr Li Li.

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  10. Mauritian ex-PM Navin Ramgoolam arrested, gets bailRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Big News Network.com

    Former Mauritius prime minister Navin Ramgoolam, who was arrested for involvement in cases of conspiracy and money laundering, was set to be released on bail later Saturday following a decision of the court after a bail motion was heard the same day. The magistrate of the Bail and Remand Court in capital Port Louis gave a ruling granting bail to Ramgoolam, a person of Indian origin, for a surety of some 5,000 euros , Xinhua news agency reported.

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  11. Ex-Mauritius PM Ramgoolam arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Yahoo!

    Police in Mauritius arrested former prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam on Friday, media reports said, sparking angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation. Ramgoolam, 67, who accepted defeat in parliamentary polls in December, was arrested and held in prison for questioning on Friday afternoon, L'Express and Le Mauricien newspapers reported, quoting his lawyer.

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  12. Ex-Mauritius PM Ramgoolam arrested...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | New Vision

    Former Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, leader of the coalition of the Labour Party and Mouvement Militant Mauricien party. Police in Mauritius arrested former prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam on Friday, media reports said, sparking angry demonstrations from supporters in the Indian Ocean island nation.

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  13. Now Available: The Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | 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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  14. Port Louis favourite destination for Mauritius visitorsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Port Louis attracts a significant number of travellers each year and is a favourite stopping point for Mauritius visitors. Many holiday makers spending time in the port also enjoy participating in watersports, attending local attractions or simply relaxing in peaceful surroundings.

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  15. Cutlass Express 2015 CommencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Marine News

    Indian Ocean nations and several international organizations gather for the beginning of the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 28, 2015. Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 28, 2015.

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  16. Mauritius: Maritime Security - Maritime Search and Rescue Project Launched in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The launching of the Australian Maritime Search and Rescue Project in Mauritius is a new chapter in maritime safety and demonstrates the strong ties that Mauritius shares with Australia said the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands today in Port Louis after meeting an Australian delegation regarding the project. The delegation was led by the Australian High Commissioner, Ms Susan Coles.

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  17. Port Louis top destination choice among fans of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Port Louis attracts a significant number of travellers each year and is a favourite stopping point for Mauritius visitors. Many holiday makers spending time in the port also enjoy participating in watersports, attending local attractions or simply relaxing in peaceful surroundings.

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  18. Firefighter's Mauritian missonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Exmouth Journal

    Jon Chalk travelled to Mauritius with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service instructors Ben Williams and Joe Hassell Jon Chalk, from Exmouth, an instructor with Red One, the fire service's national and international fire safety and training branch, travelled to the Indian Ocean to help train the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service . Mr Chalk, who travelled to Mauritius with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service instructors Ben Williams and Joe Hassell, said: "The training delivered in the islands capital of Port Louis, was extremely well received.

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  19. The once-powerful Tropical Cyclone Bansi stirred up ocean sedimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: On Jan. 19, NASA's Aqua satellite spotted sediment stirred up by Tropical Cyclone Bansi around the Cargados Carajos Shoals, Indian Ocean. view more Tropical Cyclone Bansi reached a Category 4 status on the Saffir-Simpson Scale on January 15 and 16 as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean.

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  20. Two cyclones flare up in the southern Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Satellite view of Tropical Storm Chedza approaching Madagascar and Cyclone Bansi over the open southern Indian ocean It's summer in the southern Indian Ocean and, thus, cyclone season - the equivalent to hurricane season in the tropical Atlantic. Satellite imagery reveals a pair of cyclones in this part of the world, and one is a doozy.

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