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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1967, Grenada attained the position of "Associated State of the United Kingdom", which meant that Grenada was now responsible for her own internal affairs, and the UK was responsible for her defense and foreign affairs.
Grenada, like many of the Caribbean islands is subject to a large amount of migration, with a large number of young people wanting to leave the island to seek life elsewhere.
Grenada · Jamaica · St. Kitts and Nevis · St. Lucia · St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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  Why War? Keywords: Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Grenada, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea, is the second smallest independent country in the Western Hemisphere (after Saint Kitts and Nevis).
The island Grenada itself is the largest island; smaller Grenadines are Carriacou, Petit Martinique, Rhonde Island, Caille Island, Diamond Island, Large Island, Saline Island and Frigate Island.
Grenada shares a common central bank and a common currency with seven other members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
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 Grenada - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Grenada is an island nation in the southeastern Caribbean Sea including the southern Grenadines.
Grenada is a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Grenada shares a common central bank and a common currency (the East Caribbean Dollar) with seven other members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
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 Trinidad and Tobago - FOREIGN RELATIONS
The government took the position that the Grenada crisis was a Caribbean affair and, as such, was the sole responsibility of the people and governments of the Caribbean.
Relations with Barbados were also strained, as the two countries argued about whether or not the Trinidadian ambassador in Barbados had been fully informed of the plans to send a task force to the Caribbean.
Trinidad and Tobago's relations with Venezuela in the late 1980s were cordial but surprisingly distant, considering the physical proximity of the two countries.
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 Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is located in the southwestern of the sea north of Trinidad and Tobago and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The island Grenada itself is the largest smaller Grenadines are Carriacou Petit Martinique Rhonde Island Caille Island Island Large Island Saline Island and Frigate Most of the population lives on Grenada and major towns there include the capital St.
Grenada is known as a "spice island" is a source of nutmeg mace cloves and cinnamon.
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 Foreign relations of Grenada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grenada has been recognized by most members of the United Nations and maintains diplomatic missions in the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, and Canada.
Grenada is a member of the Caribbean Development Bank, CARICOM, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and the Commonwealth of Nations.
Grenada subsequently contributed personnel to the multinational force which restored the democratically elected government of Haiti in October 1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Grenada   (307 words)

Grenada has also been cooperating closely with the United States in narcotics interdiction efforts.
In October 2002, evidence of strengthening relations with Cuba were demonstrated when Cuba sent its first ambassador to Grenada since the overthrow of former Grenadan prime minister Maurice Bishop in 1979.
Grenada and other countries where offshore banking operates had no choice but to comply, or risk being cut off from IMF and other international financial support.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /World-Leaders-2003/Grenada-FOREIGN-POLICY.html   (604 words)

Grenada fully supports and endorses Security Council Resolution 1373 which sets out important measures that countries large and small, rich and poor, must all take together to prevent and combat terrorists in our jurisdictions or wherever they may be found.
Added to this, Grenada continues to intensify its participation in regional and international cooperation efforts, as we seek to ensure that there are no gaps in the global framework for the fight against this heinous crime.
Grenada believes that a country that exhibits fortitude and has moved its economy from poor and underdeveloped, to affluent and prosperous deserves recognition.
www.un.org /webcast/ga/56/statements/011115grenadaE.htm   (2263 words)

 Revolution in Grenada
This invasion was the zenith of years of American foreign policy in the region as a whole and in Grenada in particular.
Grenada had nearly always been a plantation economy, which involved "...the large scale production of agricultural commodities, generally for export markets." (Mandle, 4) It employed a lot of unskilled laborers under the direction of a few highly-skilled supervisors.
Grenada began to warn of an impending invasion by Gairy and his followers and requested military aid from its neighbors.
www.hfienberg.com /irtheory/grenada.html   (2726 words)

 Grenada History | iExplore.com
Grenada was an important center in the slave trade between Africa and the sugar plantations of the West Indies.
Grenada is a Dominion within the British Commonwealth; the head of state is the British monarch, represented locally by a Governor.
Grenada’s agricultural economy is centered on the production of spices; however, the importance of agriculture has been reduced over the last decade with natural disasters, declining international prices and disease affecting the sector.
www.iexplore.com /dmap/Grenada/History   (885 words)

 Guide2mexico - Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The principles of Mexican foreign policy are respect for international law and the judicial equality of states, respect for the sovereignty and independence of nations, nonintervention in the domestic affairs of other countries, the peaceful resolution of conflicts, and the promotion of collective security through participation in international organizations.
During the late 1970s, Mexico broke diplomatic relations with the Somoza regime in Nicaragua on the advent of the Sandinista revolution and in 1980 joined Venezuela in the San José Accords, providing favorable trade conditions for oil supply to the depressed economies of Caribbean and Central American countries.
Mexico also opposed any foreign interference in Cuban affairs, including the United States-backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the expulsion of Cuba from international organizations--for example, the suspension of Cuba from the OAS in 1962.
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 The US Invasion of Grenada: A Twenty Year Retrospective - Empire? - Global Policy Forum
Relations were closest with Cuba, which brought in hundreds of skilled laborers, medical personnel, military advisers, and development workers, though there were also good relations with Western European nations, Canada, Mexico, and Venezuela.
In Grenada during the ensuing months, the mass organizations were dismantled, the labor unions were re-organized, over half of all medical personnel were expelled, investment and tax codes were revised to favor foreign investment, and cooperatives and states enterprises were sold to private interests.
Although Grenada's economy has been expanding, poverty is widespread, and it appears that the country has little choice but to follow the neoliberal orthodoxy dictated by Washington and its allied international financial institutions.
www.globalpolicy.org /empire/history/2003/10grenada.htm   (3386 words)

 The President Reagan Information Page:Speeches:Lebanon and Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Grenada and a half dozen other Caribbean islands here were, until recently, British colonies.
Grenada was without a government, its only authority exercised by a self-proclaimed band of military men.
Grenada, we were told, was a friendly island paradise for tourism.
www.presidentreagan.info /speeches/lebanon_and_grenada.cfm   (3902 words)

 Grenada Today - The National Newspaper of Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Grenada was one of 27 mainly African and Latin American nations that recognize Taiwan instead of China.
Beijing confirmed that Foreign Minister Li held political talks with Grenada's Elvin Nimrod and afterwards, the two sides officially signed a joint communiqu‚ on restoration of the diplomatic relations on behalf of their respective governments.
Foreign Minister Li appreciated the decision of the Grenadian Government to restore diplomatic relations with China.
www.belgrafix.com /gtoday/2005news/Jan/Jan29/China-Grenada-ties.htm   (588 words)

 Grenada Foreign Relations Commonwealth - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
The revitalization of British-Grenadian relations was symbolically confirmed by the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to the island on October 31, 1985.
The retention of downgraded relations may be attributable in part to a claim by the Cuban government, still pending in 1987, for the return of construction equipment from the Point Salines International Airport project.
Relations with the government of Libya were broken in November 1983, in retaliation for the Libyans' strong political support for the PRG.
www.photius.com /countries/grenada/government/commonwealth.html   (725 words)

Grenada is the second smallest independent country in the Western Hemisphere (after Saint Kitts and Nevis).
a place in the State of California in the United States of America: see Grenada, California.
a place in the State of Mississippi in the United States of America: see Grenada, Mississippi.
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 Nation, Grenada re-establish diplomatic relations
Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and visiting Grenadian counterpart Elvin Nimrod signed a joint communique to that effect in Beijing.
The government of Grenada recognizes that there is only one China in the world and the Government of the People's Republic of China is the sole legal government representing the whole of China, he said.
Grenada is the second country recently to break relations with Taiwan, following a decision in December made by Vanuatu, a Pacific island nation, which affirmed its one-China policy and said it would not have any official links with Taiwan.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-01/21/content_410911.htm   (437 words)

 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents
Grenada has been recognized by most members of the United Nations and maintains diplomatic missions in the United States, Canada, China, Cuba, Belgium, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
Grenada is a member of the Caribbean Development Bank, CARICOM, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and the Commonwealth of Nations.
The U.S. Ambassador to Grenada is resident in Bridgetown, Barbados.
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 Grenada - Gurupedia
Grenada, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea, is the second smallest independent country in the Western Hemisphere (after
It is located in the southwestern part of the sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago, and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
As a Commonwealth nation, the British monarch is the formal head of state of Grenada.
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 Foreign Relations
As a result, foreign relations are increasingly characterized by the development of multilateral institutions dedicated to economic development, peace and security, and democracy and human rights.
At present, the ROC maintains diplomatic relations with and embassies to the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
The Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the ROC, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines was held in Taipei on August 22, 2002.
www.gio.gov.tw /taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/2003/chpt08.htm   (8985 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Namibia, Grenada to establish diplomatic relations
Namibia is to establish diplomatic relations with Caribbean island country of Grenada with aims to promote trade and economy between the two countries, the Namibian government said on Friday.
The Cabinet has approved that Grenada be covered by the Namibian Embassy in Cuba once diplomatic relations have been established, it said.
Grenada is a Caribbean island located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean north of Trinidad and Tobago.
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It was during the Seven Years’ War in the 18th century that Grenada fell into British hands and was ceded by France to Britain as part of a land settlement in the 1763 Treaty of Paris.
In 1833, Grenada was incorporated into the Windward Islands Administration which survived until 1958 when it was dissolved and Grenada joined the Federation of the West Indies.
Grenada was the first of the associated states to seek full independence, which was granted in 1974.
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 Foreign relations of the Republic of China Summary
The DPP is attempting to establish diplomatic relations with Mongolia, but this move is controversial because it is widely seen as a prelude for renouncing ROC sovereignty over Mainland China thereby declaring Taiwan independence.
Although the relations with Hong Kong and Macau are handled by the Mainland Affairs Council, they are generally excluded from the "Mainland Area" in the "Statute Governing Relations with Hong Kong and Macau".
Foreign relations of the Republic of China from Wíkipedia.
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 Foreign Relations
The MOFA's Department of East Asia and the Pacific is responsible for the area from Japan and Korea in the north to Australia and New Zealand in the south, and from India in the west to the islands of the Central and South Pacific in the east, except for the Chinese mainland and Mongolia.
At present, the ROC maintains diplomatic relations with the Solomon Islands, the Republic of Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Nauru, Tuvalu, and the Republic of Palau.
Foreign Minister Tien Hung-mao also focused on European relations and made two trips to the region: one to the Holy See and Macedonia in June, and the other to Italy, France, and Belgium in September.
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 Grenada (11/06)
Britain overcame a pro-French revolt in 1795, and Grenada remained British for the remainder of the colonial period.
After obtaining independence, Grenada adopted a modified Westminster parliamentary system based on the British model, with a governor general appointed by and representing the British monarch (head of state) and a prime minister who is both leader of the majority party and the head of government.
Grenada's constitution had been suspended in 1979 by the PRG, but it was restored after the 1984 elections.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2335.htm   (2885 words)

 Klassica Granada
In addition, the Foreign Ministers will conduct the customary overview of the community’s relations with the Organisation of American States and the United Nations.
Following the successful holding of general elections in that country, the Foreign Ministers will turn their attention to the reinstatement of Haiti as a full-fledged member of the community and the support to be rendered to that nation.
Grenada assumed the chair of the COFCOR from 1st April 2006.
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 Grenada Foreign Relations United States - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, ...
The government of Prime Minister Blaize, recognizing the importance of sustained United States support for Grenada, sought to identify itself closely with the United States and particularly with President Ronald Reagan's administration.
According to a Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) estimate, some 42,000 attended a rally for the United States president held in Queen's Park; if accurate, the figure represented some 47 percent of the island's population.
The reduction was reluctantly accepted by the Grenadian government; a decrease in United States economic support, however, especially a precipitous one, threatened to exert increased pressure on the Blaize government from a population whose expectations of development and increased prosperity had been raised (perhaps unrealistically) by the 1983 intervention.
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 Kerry's Three-Faced Foreign Policy - Council on Foreign Relations
He opposed the 1983 invasion of Grenada ("a bully's show of force against a weak Third World nation") and the 1991 Persian Gulf War ("a war for pride, not for vital interests").
One of his aides told the Atlantic magazine that there would be "a lot of similarities" between his foreign policy and the cautious, status quo approach pursued by the first Bush administration, which was once roundly criticized by Democrats, including Kerry, for being amoral.
Max Boot is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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 Federal Foreign OfficeGrenada
Grenada exported goods, mostly agricultural products, worth a total of EUR 3.4 million to Germany, putting it in 197th place in German export statistics.
In development cooperation Grenada is indirectly linked with the Federal Republic of Germany through agreements between Germany and the Caribbean Community CARICOM (from CARIbbean COMmunity); in 2004 agreements were concluded on HIV/AIDS prevention, renewable energies and the Study and Expert Fund.
Grenada, like the other countries of the region, is paying very close attention to further developments in trade with the EU in sugar and bananas.
www.auswaertiges-amt.de /diplo/en/Laender/Grenada.html   (278 words)

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