The retrospective history of Grenada

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The evolution of class forces in Grenada
By Robert Thomson, 1985. An extract from chapter 7 of Rural Development in the Caribbean, edited by P. I. Gomes, UWI Trinidad (C. Hurst & Co., London, 1985). The Grenada Revolution began in 1979 as a response to the repressive government of Eric Gairy. The poverty and political backwardness of Grenada under Gairy had roots in the legacy of centuries of slavery and colonialism, and an economy and society organized around agricultural exports.
Cuba Commemorates 21st Anniversary of US Invasion of Grenada
Radio Havana Cuba, 25 October 2004. On October 25, 1983, US military forces invaded the small Caribbean island—destroying what remained of the New Jewel Movement and the Grenadian Revolution. (brief)
In Nobody's Backyard
By Maurice Bishop, The Militant, 15 March 1999. On March 13, 1979, the New Jewel Movement under the leadership of Maurice Bishop organized an armed uprising against the U.S-backed dictatorship of Eric Gairy. Here excepts from a speech by Bishop broadcast over Radio Free Grenada on April 13 1979.
The Last Prisoners of the Cold War are Black
By Rich Gibson, counterpunch, 5–6 June 2004. The invasion of Grenada, more than 20 years ago, presaged many of the events that blowback on the US today. The social character and ideology of the New Jewell Movement. Internal weaknesses. Details of the invasion. The Grenada 17 and other New Jewell Leaders.
Grenada/Castro/Reagan: NYT Toes the Line
By Francis A. Boyle, 5 August 1998. The issue of the legality of the US invasion and the unwillingness of the New York Times to be critical of Regan.
Why Washington Hated The Grenada Revolution
By Steve Clark, The Militant, 26 October 1998. Excepts from the article ‘The Second Assassination of Maurice Bishop’ by Steve Clark. This article explains the defeat of the Grenadian revolution and Bishop's political legacy.
Letter to Editor
By David Silver, 26 May 1997. Given the history of infiltration, destabilisation, military force and cooptation by the U.S. in the region and the stated policy of preventing ‘another Cuban model,’ the assasination of Bishop by a faction of the New Jewel Movement's leadership is in doubt.