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Grenada

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Grenada became an independent nation within the Commonwealth on 7 Feb. 1974. The 1973 Constitution was suspended in 1979 following a revolution. On 19 Oct. 1983 the army took control after a power struggle led to the killing of the Prime Minister. At the request of a group of Caribbean countries, Grenada was invaded by US-led forces on 25–28 Oct. On 1 Nov. a State of Emergency was imposed which ended with the restoration of the 1973 Constitution.

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Further Reading

  1. Davidson, J. S., Grenada: a Study in Politics and the Limits of International Law. London, 1987Google Scholar
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  6. Page, A., Sutton, P. and Thorndike, T., Grenada and Invasion. London, 1984Google Scholar
  7. Sandford, G. and Vigilante, R., Grenada: the Untold Story. London, 1988Google Scholar
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  10. Thorndike, T., Grenada: Politics, Economics and Society. London, 1985Google Scholar

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