March 13 – Celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the Grenada Revolution

March 13, 1979

Grenadians rose up and grabbed their freedom


Celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the Grenada Revolution

Forty two years ago, March 13, 1979, the people of Grenada rose up from under the brutal Gairy dictatorship and seized power.  In the four and a half short years of the Revo’ Grenadians brought about maternity rights laws, free education, free health care, economic reform, an increase in democratic control, a huge increase in free university education, infrastructure development including the building of an international airport, expanded social housing, a significant increase in employment, a teacher education programme, a huge literacy programme and much more.… Read on ...