23 August 2014
Friday, 27 December 2013 14:00
The fascinating natural beauty of the area possesses a magnetic pull mountains, hills, rivers, wild untamed countryside being a few of the highlights.
Friday, 20 December 2013 14:00
The history of the 1950s cannot be complete without mentioning a very important event that for almost a century had characterised the lives of Mauritians. The Railway was closed to passenger traffic in the year 1956.
Friday, 13 December 2013 14:00
The 1960s were decisive and troublesome years in the history of the island both from a social and political perspective. The struggle for Independence was already on along with a social and economic condition in bad shape.
Friday, 06 December 2013 14:00
The 1950s had a lot of other things to offer apart from politics on the march. These years witnessed many important events that rendered life interesting and thrilling that perhaps were lost to the generations ahead.
Friday, 22 November 2013 14:00
The 1950s as stated in the previous issue was full of events that finally resulted in the accession of the island to independence. However it was an assiduous task that claimed proper handling and tact to build up a consensus around a common objective.
Friday, 15 November 2013 09:00
The climb uphill in the history of the island has started. The forties were only a beginning and the real battle was to come with the implementation of so many measures destined to change the fate of the Mauritians for good or bad. However the Labour Party led by Guy Rozemont and then by SSR was going to preside over the destiny of the island and change the course of history.
Friday, 08 November 2013 09:00
Mauritius 1950-60 may be considered crucial in the history of Modern Mauritius as they have alone in the two previous decades laid the foundation of developments in all walks of life and the thirties saw the birth of the Labour Party as well as budding Trade union movements that greatly influenced life in the decades onwards.
Friday, 25 October 2013 09:00
The years spanning over the thirties, forties and beyond were in fact tough times as events during those years had an overall effect on the island and its people. It spared nobody.
Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00
The years 1930 to 1955 or even beyond may be rightly called years of distress because of many adverse events and conditions that occurred and prevailed in the country. It still suffers more or less from the same trauma in that droughts, cyclones, price rise and other factors are common features.
Friday, 04 October 2013 08:30
They saw it happen. A few elderly citizens still remember the trials and tribulations of the common people comprising lower middle class, small planters and labourers. No single day passed by without witnessing the throes and woes and the rampant misery of these people.