Vel Kadressen, legendary press photographer, who chronicled the political and social history of Mauritius, died today 19 January 2018. In this photograph, he is at the LALIT International Conference on Diego Garcia in October 2016 where his tender and acute images of Chagossians were exhibited, from when they were left on the Docks until the famous street demonstration in La Chaussee. At the opening of the exhibition part of the Conference, MLF member Sadna Jumnoodoo pays hommage to him, as his wife and LALIT member Lindsey Collen look on.
Happy New Year! A "bukye banane" tree, or "New Year bouquet" tree.
LPT Building at Royal Rd GRNW, Port Louis, where LALIT has its headquarters.