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By Charles Dickens, Christopher Hitchens

American Notes is the interesting go back and forth magazine of 1 of nineteenth-century America's so much celebrated viewers: Charles Dickens. a full of life chronicle of his five-month journey round the usa in 1842, the e-book documents the author's adventures touring through steamboat and stagecoach, in addition to his impressions of every little thing from colleges and prisons to desk manners and slavery. greater than a travelogue, it's also a major discourse at the personality and associations of a tender democracy. Dickens distrusted a lot of what he observed, and he wrote so frankly that the recent York bring in brushed aside the paintings as 'the essence of balderdash.' on reflection, American Notes will be learn because the account of a aggravating expedition from which Dickens emerged, either emotionally and politically, a replaced guy. With a brand new advent by way of Christopher Hitchens.

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The Board of Trustees shall as soon as possible after the end of each year prepare and submit to the Government of Mauritius an annual report on the operation of the Fund, a copy of which shall immediately be passed by that Government to the Government of the United Kingdom. Article 8. This Agreement shall enter into force on [the twenty-eighth day after]* the date on which the two Governments have informed each other that the necessary internal procedures, including the enactment of the Act of Parliament and the establishment of the Board of Trustees pursuant to Articles 6 and 7 of this Agreement, have been completed.

In our High Commissioner’s view failure by the Mauritius Government to tackle the unemployment could lead to outbreaks of disorder, perhaps comparable to those which in September 1970 led to appeals for British military assistance. The High Commissioner advises that, because of the already high level of unemployment, we must expect negotiations with the Mauritius Government about the resettlement of the people from the Chagos Archipelago to be difficult and the terms demanded high. There are already about 100 families now in Mauritius whose contracts to work in Diego Garcia have not been renewed.

2. It is also desirable to reaffirm our refusal to issue licences for oil and other mineral exploration within BIOT. Recommendations 3. I recommend that officials be authorised now to implement the policies described in paragraphs 1 and 2 above; and that we open negotiations with the Mauritius Government about resettlement there, ad referendum to Ministers. Background and Argument 4. A map of BIOT is at A and a Background Note on Diego Garcia prepared for the British Delegation to the Commonwealth Conference is at B.

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