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  Grenada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 defence and foreign affairs.
Grenada has recovered with remarkable speed, due to her climate and the resilience of her people combined with much needed help from her neighbours, and financing from the world at large.
Grenada, like many of the Caribbean islands is subject to a large amount of migration, with a large amount of young people wanting to leave the island to seek life elsewhere.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grenada   (1995 words)

  
 Grenada - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The capital of Grenada, St George's is situated on a small peninsula on the southwestern coast of the island.
Prior to the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1498, Grenada was inhabited by Carib Indians.
The Grenada Dam and Lake are to the northeast.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Grenada   (875 words)

  
 Grenada, Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grenada is a city located in Grenada County, Mississippi.
It is the county seat of Grenada County
It is situated on the south bank of the Yalobusha River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grenada,_Mississippi   (445 words)

  
 Grenada - Wikitravel
Grenada is a group of three larger islands (Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique) and several tiny islands (Area: 344 sq km) in the Caribbean, or West Indies.
One of the smallest independent countries in the western hemisphere, Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983.
Although Grenada is a West Indian island in the Caribbean, Grenadians do not spend the majority of their time "liming" on the beach.
wikitravel.org /en/Grenada   (1618 words)

  
 EUROPA - Development - Countries - Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Grenada, one of the four Windward Islands, is a small island state with an area of 340 sq km and 121 km of coastline.
Grenada was battered by hurricane Ivan on 7 September 2004, which caused widespread devastation on the island.
Funds available to Grenada under this facility are being used to develop a more competitive agricultural sector, including the conservation of the banana industry whilst also emphasising the need to diversify rural income generation and the provision of social recovery for displaced farmers and their families.
europa.eu.int /comm/development/body/country/country_home_en.cfm?cid=gd&lng=en&status=new   (1594 words)

  
 The US Invasion of Grenada: A Twenty Year Retrospective - Empire? - Global Policy Forum
It is not unreasonable to assume that a U.S. invasion of Grenada was planned at least two years prior to the revolution's self-destruction, which gave the United States the excuse it had been waiting for.
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)

  
 Grenada Pictures: Destination Photos & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Grenada is a small island state in the Eastern Caribbean close to Trinidad and Tobago.
Grenada is producing high quality cacao beans and is the second largest producer of nutmeg in the world.
Grenada is regarded as one of the most beautiful and most unspoiled islands in the Caribbean.
pictures.gjerdes.com /grenada.html   (362 words)

  
 Overview - Grenada Country Guide - World Travel Guide
Grenada is often referred to as 'Spice Island', and with more spices per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, it is indeed true that the sweet scents of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and vanilla often linger in this clement climate.
Grenada is by far the largest, with a width of 12 miles (18 km) and a length of 21 miles (34 km), comprising mountainous, volcanic terrain.
In the spring of 1979, the NJM deposed Gairy in a bloodless coup.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/country_guide.ehtml?o=104&NAV_guide_class=CountryGuide&NAV_Region=104   (531 words)

  
 Grenada Explorer The Caribbean Paradise Island Guide
Grenada is the most southerly of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean, and is a tiny point on most world maps with an area of only 133 square miles.
Grenada has a population of about 100,000, and is 21 miles long and 12 miles wide.
Grenada Explorer gives you lots of ideas on what activities are available, what tours you can take, as well as businesses, some of them online, where you can purchase souvenirs or invest in, while vacationing in Grenada.
www.grenadaexplorer.com /Homepageeng.htm   (377 words)

  
 Grenada
To secure objectives in Grenada and to facilitate operations, the island was operationally split in half.
Their whole mission was setting Grenada up to be a base from which they could launch a campaign to spread communism into Central and South America.
Preceding the operations in the north and south, Navy seal teams were airdropped near St. Georges to secure the safety of the Grenadian Governor General who was being held under house arrest by opposing forces in the governor’s mansion and to capture the government radio station at St. Georges.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/Camp/7624/Grenada.htm   (1206 words)

  
 The History Guy: The Invasion of Grenada
The invasion of Grenada in late 1983 can be seen as a small part of the rivalry between the U.S. and Cuba during the Reagan years.
A bloody coup in Grenada, along with a perceived threat to American students on the island provided the U.S. with an excellent excuse to eliminate a Marxist regime allied to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
The U.S. invasion of Grenada and the toppling of it's Marxist government can be seen as part of a greater regional conflict.
www.historyguy.com /Grenada.html   (951 words)

  
 Grenada (10/05)
Britain overcame a pro-French revolt in 1795, and Grenada remained British for the remainder of the colonial period.
Grenada is governed under a parliamentary system based on the British model; it has a governor general, a prime minister and a Cabinet, and a bicameral Parliament with an elected House of Representatives and an appointed Senate.
The U.S. Ambassador to Grenada is resident in Bridgetown, Barbados.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2335.htm   (2753 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Grenada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The French settled Grenada in the 17th century, established sugar estates, and imported large numbers of African slaves.
Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983.
Grenada relies on tourism as its main source of foreign exchange, especially since the construction of an international airport in 1985.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/gj.html   (815 words)

  
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Grenada is known as the "Isle Of Spice" and this is for two reasons.
The first is Grenada produces and exports the second largest amount of nutmegs in the world......hard to believe for such a small island.....
Grenada is about 133 square miles amd occupied by about 100 thousand people so that in itself tells you that there is a lot of land left over for the natives to farm.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Grenada
Grenada made the world headlines in 1983 when a split in the governing left-wing party led to the overthrow and execution of the country's charismatic leader, Maurice Bishop, and provided the pretext for a US invasion of the islands.
Although Grenada has one of the fastest-growing economies in the Caribbean, poverty is widespread.
Grenada has a free media and this is guaranteed in law.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1209605.stm   (432 words)

  
 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Grenada, and it's sister islands of Carriacou and Petit Martinique, are the most southerly islands of the Eastern Caribbean and are located approximately 90 miles north of Trinidad.
Grenada is volcanic in origin with tropical rainforests and mangrove swamps contributing to its rich and diverse natural vegetation.
Grenada's aid debt (£3.3m) to the UK was cancelled under the Commonwealth Debt Initiative launched in 1997.
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 Grenada - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
LOCATION and GEOGRAPHY: Grenada is the most southerly island of the windward group of islands in the Caribbean Sea.
The island of Grenada is of volcanic origin with a mountainous mass and a number of ridges located in its center, which also extend its entire length.
In Mar. 1992 the sole remaining parliamentary member of the Grenada United Labor Party was expelled from the party amid claims of "blatant disloyalty" and "substandard performance".
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/grenada.htm   (1043 words)

  
 Travel Grenada - Grenada Hotels - The Official Travellers Guide - Grenada Travel Guide - Grenada Tourism Information - ...
The capital of Grenada, St. George's, is said to be the most picturesque city in the Caribbean.
Grenada's natural beauty is complemented by its rich history and vibrant cultural heritage.
Grenada has easily accessible and pristine reefs off the coast of both Grenada and its sister island, Carriacou.
www.travelgrenada.com   (297 words)

  
 Grenada
U.S. citizen visitors who enter Grenada without one or more of these documents, even admitted by local immigration officials, may encounter difficulties in boarding flights to return to the U.S. There is no visa requirement for stays up to three months.
Grenada’s roads, paved and unpaved, are mostly narrow and winding.
The Government of Grenada has recently introduced a seat belt law; drivers and passengers found not wearing seat belts are subject to a fine of EC$1,000 (US$400).
travel.state.gov /travel/grenada.html   (1513 words)

  
 Grenada Guide - The Definitive Grenada Vacation Guide
Grenada, also known as The Spice Island for its flavorful exports, is one vacation spot that all kinds of travelers can agree on.
There are several options for arriving in Grenada, and your choice can have a big impact on the rest of your trip.
Inviting rooms can be found all over Grenada, enabling travelers to find the perfect lodgings for their own personal style and budget.
grenada-guide.info   (367 words)

  
 Grenada: Constitution, 1973
CHAPTER II There shall be a Governor-General of Grenada who shall be appointed by Her Majesty and shall hold office during Her Majesty's pleasure and who shall be Her Majesty's representative in Grenada.
There shall be a Parliament of Grenada which shall consist of Her Majesty, a Senate and a House of Representatives.
For the purpose of the election of members of the House of Representatives, Grenada shall be divided into such number of constituencies, having such boundaries as may be provided for by an Order made by the Governor-General in accordance with the provisions of section 56 of this Constitution.
pdba.georgetown.edu /Constitutions/Grenada/gren73eng.html   (13392 words)

  
 Grenada on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Punch and Jerry; (1) TravelMail (2) Grenada, 20 years after the Americans invaded, is fast becoming...
GRENADA [Grenada], independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations (2005 est.
Grenada: a small country with a robust market for U.S. foods.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/G/Grenada.asp   (630 words)

  
 Grenada News
Grenada's PrimeA Minister Keith Mitchell has deemed the murder of Guyana's Minister of Agriculture, Satyadeo SawhA as "dread news, at this distressing period for our Caribbean Community".
Grenada govt launches nat'l crime reduction strategy Wednesday the Grenada government launched a national crime reduction strategy and urged those in authority to respect the law and not to abuse their power.
Grenada police accused of trying to intimidate the press The police in Grenada briefly detained the editor of a weekly newspaper as part of their investigations into a criminal libel matter.
www.topix.net /world/grenada   (670 words)

  
 Grenada Villas + Grenada Apartments - Quality villas with pools for Holidays and Vacations.
Travillas has an exciting selection of Grenada Villas and Grenada Apartments for you to choose from.
Known as the Isle of Spice, Grenada is the most southerly of the Windward islands, crisscrossed by nature trails and filled with spice plantations and tropical forests.
You can also have a boat trip to Carriacou or the Grenadines; and the more energetic could try some diving or snorkelling at the Spice Island Marine Services, an excellent area with hundreds of varieties of fish and coral to be seen.
www.grenada-villas.com /pools/grenada.shtml   (458 words)

  
 Grenada - Travel Guide
In the interior of this volcanic island are cascading rivers and waterfalls, lush rainforests, and one of the most breathtakingly beautiful mountain lakes imaginable.
Grenada's physical beauty is complemented by its rich history and vibrant, living cultural heritage.
Grenada has plenty to offer those interested in offshore pleasure as well, with easily accessible and pristine reefs off the coast of both Grenada and its sister island, Carriacou.
www.interknowledge.com /grenada/index.html   (272 words)

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