Author: Gary Homet

Un village entier arrêté pour trafic de cannabis

Nous sommes le 10 janvier, dans un petit village au nord de l’île, quand les unités de l’ADSU débarquent et interromptent les célébrations du nouvel an des habitants. La, ils y trouvent toutes sortes de concoctions – du cannabis en compote et en pot, du beurre de cannabis, du cannabis cristallisé et même un laboratoire

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Enlever les panneaux de signalisation: Nouvelle tactique des autorités pour lutter contre les accidents de la route

2017 a vu son lot d’accidents de la route – 15,037, à en croire le bureau des statistiques – dont 69 fatals. Ne sachant plus où se donner la tête, le ministère des Transport a décidé d’employer de nouvelles méthodes. La modeste proposition de Veeren Chunepetepas, chef du projet en question, est très simple: enlever

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A New Hope for Renewable Energy in Mauritius

The idea of coal power stations, more of them that it, is nothing new to the Mauritian vision of the future. In the past, we had a number of projects envisioning more of these – the most notorious of these being the CT Power Project. Such projects have always stirred the pot of controversies because

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Very Few Feelings Make It All The Way To Our Mouths

Very few feelings make it all the way to our mouths. Of those that do, few are the ones unstained by our thoughts. Sometimes they don’t even agree with each other. I guess it’s a good thing we have our thoughts to put them in order. Makes talking about them easier. There are some feelings

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Mauritius decriminalizing Squatter Settlements?

For a few weeks now, news in Mauritius has been marked with the arrest of a few officials of Aret Kokin Nu Laplaz. If you do not know what the organisation stands for, it’s an initiative by a number of NGOs to regulate government-granted leases to private contractors. Thing is, private contractors in possession of

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