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, on 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 ...