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  1. Paradise foundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The beaches at LaDigue are absolutely stunning, marked by the incredible granite rock formations and mesmerizing, endless skyscapes. The Seychelles has been a bucket-list trip for me for many years, and when I learned late last October I had enough points, I booked it and left less than three weeks later.

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  2. Seychelles: 106 and Still Going Strong! What is Nancy Marie's Secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AllAfrica.com

    How many candles can a 106-year-old blow out? For the oldest citizen of the Seychelles islands situated in the warm equatorial waters of the Indian Ocean, it's still a breeze. Born on the archipelago's second-largest island of Praslin on January 26, 1909, Nancy Marie is officially the oldest of the 115 islands' total population of 90,000 inhabitants.

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  3. Seychelles: President Reshuffles CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The president of the Seychelles, James Michel, announced on Monday a cabinet re-shuffle, marking the exit of two current ministers, the Minister of Finance, Trade and Investment, Pierre Laporte, and the Minister of Natural Resources, Peter Sinon. The announcement, which was issued in the form of a press statement from the Office of the President, has ushered in the appointment of a number of chief executive officers in government ministries, departments and agencies.

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  4. L'Oreal heiress trial opens with suicide bid revelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Age

    ... fortune, is heard in the tapes encouraging her to commit tax evasion - including hiding the purchase of a Seychelles island, according to media accounts of the recordings. De Maistre is also accused of getting Bettencour to hand over envelopes of ...

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  5. Accused in L'Oreal heiress case attempts suicide on eve of hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Globe and Mail

    ... fortune, is heard in the tapes encouraging her to commit tax evasion - including hiding the purchase of a Seychelles island, according to media accounts of the recordings. Mr. de Maistre is also accused of getting Ms. Bettencourt to hand over ...

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  6. Eating fish during pregnancy may boost baby's development, not impair itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Medical News Today

    ... between the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, Ulster University in Belfast, UK, and the Republic of Seychelles Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education yielded the Seychelles Child Development Study - one of the longest and largest ...

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  7. L'Oreal heiress trial opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... fortune, is heard in the tapes encouraging her to commit tax evasion - including hiding the purchase of a Seychelles island, according to media accounts of the recordings. De Maistre is also accused of getting Bettencourt to hand over envelopes of ...

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  8. Trial on 'exploiting' L'Oreal heiress Bettencourt opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Deutsche Welle

    ... fortune, can be heard encouraging her to commit tax evasion, for instance by hiding the purchase of a Seychelles island. De Maistre will also face charges in Bordeaux of getting Bettencourt to hand over cash envelopes to members of France's ...

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  9. Sorry, Pregnant Women, New Study Is Not a Carte Blanche to Eat SushiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition said pregnant women may be able to eat more fish than previously thought thanks to what appear to be minimal negative effects from mercury consumption on their unborn children, but experts say sushi is a whole different story. Researchers at Rochester University followed more than 1,200 pregnant mothers in the Republic of Seychelles until their children were 20 months old.

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  10. Sorry, Pregnant Women, You Still Can't Eat SushiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | ABC News

    ... different story. Researchers at Rochester University followed more than 1,200 pregnant mothers in the Republic of Seychelles until their children were 20 months old. Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean where people eat more fish than ...

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  11. Fatty Acids In Fish May Shield Brain From Mercury DamageRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Scientific Blogging

    New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study, which appears today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that the nutrients found in fish have properties that protect the brain from the potential toxic effects of the chemical.

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  12. Fetal development promoted by fatty acids in fish; brain likely shielded from mercury damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Medical News Today

    New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study, which appears in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , suggests that the nutrients found in fish have properties that protect the brain from the potential toxic effects of the chemical.

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  13. Hacker pleads guilty to A 66m gaming theftRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Aurora Era-Banner

    ... even built a knock-off Xbox One , one example of which was intercepted by the FBI on its way to the Republic of Seychelles. The group also found a way to generate in-game currency for FIFA that can be used by players to build a dream team to compete ...

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  14. Fatty Acids in Fish May Shield Brain from Mercury DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Science Blog

    New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study, which appears today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , suggests that the nutrients found in fish have properties that protect the brain from the potential toxic effects of the chemical.

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  15. Indonesia to Execute 5 Foreign Drug Traffickers This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | TalkLeft

    ... ug traffickers. There are beautiful beaches all over the world. If you want to vacation in the Pacific, go to the Seychelles, Mauritius, or Fiji, none of which execute drug traffickers.

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  16. How Coral Reefs Can Bounce Back from Mass Bleaching Near DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Scientific American

    REEF RELIEF : This coral reef in the Seychelles has largely recovered from bleaching in 1998 thanks to the complexity of its shape and the depth of the water. Courtesy of Nick Graham As the planet heats up so do the world's waters, and that means more coral bleaching .

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  17. Study may help scientists identify which coral reefs can be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to reef resilience, Dr. Graham and colleagues analyzed a wealth of data from reefs in the Republic of Seychelles , a group of islands that dot the Indian Ocean . Bleaching hit the Seychelles particularly hard during the '97-'98 event, erasing more ...

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  18. Study may help scientists identify which coral reefs can be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to reef resilience, Dr. Graham and colleagues analyzed a wealth of data from reefs in the Republic of Seychelles , a group of islands that dot the Indian Ocean . Bleaching hit the Seychelles particularly hard during the '97-'98 event, erasing more ...

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  19. Marcel Oostenbrink has been appointed Resort Manager at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Hospitality Net

    ... beverage manager at the Banyan Tree Angsana Velavaru. Then he was promoted at the Banyan Tree in the Republic of Seychelles as director of food and beverage and executive assistant manager in 2009 for two years. In 2011, he was once again promoted ...

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  20. Seychelles: First IMF Review Describes Economy As 'Strong' Despite Weakened CurrencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Washington D.C./Victoria - The economy of the Seychelles is poised to receive another injection of $2.4 million from the International Monetary Fund after the island nation successfully completed its first review under the latest Extended Fund Facility . According to a recent statement issued by the Bretton Woods institution, the latest disbursement will make a total of around $4.8 million given out by the IMF to Seychelles thus far.

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