Market Liberalisation in Mauritius is Killing Local Trade

Recently I went to the supermarket and to my surprise, none of the table salts that were up for sale were actually made in Mauritius.  Our island is quite literally the perfect location for salt production, given how islands are usually surrounded by salt water, through which we derive the salt.  We have an important Maritime zone […]

Doctors or Money-Making Machines ?

There is a joke going around that says if you are sick, go see a shaman because it’s cheaper than seeing a doctor. Good doctors are money-making machines in Mauritius. They charge an arm and a leg. A visit to a specialist will set you back about Rs 1,500, if you are lucky Rs 1200, […]