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Mauritius Transnational Issues 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Mauritius Transnational Issues 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Disputes - international:
Mauritius claims the Chagos Archipelago (UK-administered British Indian Ocean Territory), and its former inhabitants, who reside chiefly in Mauritius; claims French-administered Tromelin Island

Illicit drugs:
consumer and transshipment point for heroin from South Asia; small amounts of cannabis produced and consumed locally; significant offshore financial industry creates potential for money laundering, but corruption levels are relatively low and the government appears generally to be committed to regulating its banking industry


NOTE: The information regarding Mauritius on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mauritius Transnational Issues 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mauritius Transnational Issues 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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