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Featured Article: James Mancham
Seychellois politician. Committed to the principles of democracy, he founded the Seychelles Democratic Party and was the first President of Seychelles from 1976 to 1977. Despite being ousted in a Marxist coup, Mancham returned to the Seychelles after 15 years of exile to bring about reconciliation, democratic rule, and prosperity to his nation. Active in many international organizations, he continued to serve as a tireless promoter of Seychelles, democracy, and world peace.
Popular Article: Vancouver Island
Canada's Pacific coast and is part of the Canadian province of British Columbia. The island is named in honor of George Vancouver, the British Royal Navy officer who explored the Pacific Northwest coast between 1791 and 1794. It is the largest island on the western side of the Americas and is Canada's second highest populated island.