Mauritius http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42442/all en Mauritius floods kill 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130331/mauritius-floods-kill-10 At least eight of the victims were in underground areas when the flood waters rose rapidly. Another died of a heart attack.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130331/mauritius-floods-kill-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Mauritius Want to Know Sun, 31 Mar 2013 14:44:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5798091 at http://www.globalpost.com Newspaper editor convicted of publishing honeymoon murder photos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130529/newspaper-editor-convicted-publishing-honeymoon-murder-photos Michaela McAreavey, a 27-year-old teacher, was murdered while on her honeymoon in Mauritius in January 2011.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130529/newspaper-editor-convicted-publishing-honeymoon-murder-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Mauritius Want to Know United Kingdom Wed, 29 May 2013 21:17:21 +0000 Jill Langlois 5848306 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain evicted these people so the US could set up a military base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130621/mauritius-chagos-islands-diego-garcia-us-military-base-london <p>POINTE AUX SABLES, Mauritius &mdash; The remote Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia, shaded by palm trees and ringed with white-sand beaches, must seem a tropical paradise to the arriving American soldier. But what isn&rsquo;t mentioned is that Diego Garcia, and the other islands&nbsp;that make up the Chagos Archipelago, were once home to 2,000 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/130621/mauritius-chagos-islands-diego-garcia-us-military-base-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Mauritius Want to Know Military Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:42:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5862746 at http://www.globalpost.com