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Yearbook 1998

Mauritius. According to Countryaah, the Mauritius Labor Party (MLP) won an election in April with 41.5% of the vote. But even the opposition party Mouvement Socialiste Mauricien (MSM) was able to note a success as the party leader and former Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth received support from 37.5% of the electorate.

1998 Mauritius

During the year, it appeared as if the MSM and Mouvement Militant Mauritius (MMM) were about to form a political alliance ahead of the 2000 parliamentary elections. was accused of increasing corruption. The government was also criticized for the slow pace of economic reforms. At the same time, it became clear that the contradictions within the government were increasing and that there was a great dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam.

In the fall, it was reported that major damage has occurred on coral reefs in the Indian Ocean. in the waters around Mauritania The reason was stated to be that the climate has become warmer, which was linked to the weather phenomenon of El Niņo.

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