Mauritius: Video Montage Honoring Independence Day

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The Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius is a veritable paradise, but is going through hard times due to an outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness, chikungunya. Since the disease has scared away a lot of tourists, Andy Carvin has put together this video montage celebrating the country's 38th anniversary since independence. The five-minute montage features footage taken from all over the island, including its beaches, national parks, Hindu pilgrimage sites and the national dance known as sega.


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  • […] My New Job at NPR: via e-mail to the users list, Global Voices Online contributor Andy Carvin, Ethan Zuckerman’s partner in the Mobcasting experiment, reports he is accepting as a new job as “Web 2.0 product manager” at NPR, and moving to Silver Spring, MD. […]

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