Chagos: Sovereignty, Humanity, Posterity

Chagos: Sovereignty, Humanity, Posterity

The Chagos archipelago is a group of islands south of the Maldives that were a dependency of Mauritius until 1965. The US wanted a base in the Indian Ocean and identified the largest island, Diego Garcia, as ideal. At their request, Britain removed the islands from Mauritius before independence and exiled the population to the Seychelles and the slums of Mauritius. Both acts have been declared illegal and the Chagossians are on the verge of returning home. But will Mauritius’ claim for sovereignty undermine this? And what sinister forces are at work?

Open letter to the Minister for Technology

Open letter to the Minister for Technology

“Creativity takes courage!”
We ask Pravind Jugnauth to champion innovation by making it the priority of education, turning Highlands into a world class eco-city and catalysing a new import substitution industry by giving entrepreneurs access to publicly-owned 3D printers.