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scientific knowledge. In this capacity, he visited the French, Dutch, and English Antilles from Grenada to Hispaniola. Labat encountered many aspects of Caribbean society, including slavery. In his account for the year 1698, Labat included his impressions regarding the slaves of Martinique: "The dance is their favourite passion. I don't think that there is a people on the face of the earth who are more attached to it than they. When the Master will not allow them to dance on the Estate, they will travel three and four leagues, as soon as they knock off work at the sugar-works on Saturday, and betake themselves to some place where they know that there will be a dance."(''Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de l'Amérique'', Vol. II) '''Devon Sheldon Smith''' (born 21 October 1981 in Hermitage, Grenada Hermitage , Grenada) is a cricketer who represents the West Indies (West Indies cricket team). His primary role within the team is as an opening (Batting order (cricket)#Opening batsmen) or top order (Batting order (cricket)#Top order) left-handed batsman, he has bowled right arm off breaks in his career but rarely at international level. In the West Indian domestic competitions he plays for the Windward Islands (Windward Islands cricket team). He has been described as a compact player who heavily favours scoring on the offside (Fielding (cricket)#Off and leg side fields). commons:Grenada

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, Colombia, Nicaragua) * Anancyi The next album, ''Modern Romans'', was notable for its political content. Been later stated, "There was a great deal happening politically - Grenada, Lebanon, or the government saying the Russians are evil and the Russian government probably saying the same about us. That kind of thinking inspired me to write the last lines of 'Walls Came Down'." Other analysis at this time was focused on the war over the Falkland Islands, Israel's invasion of Lebanon, and Operation URGENT FURY (Invasion of Grenada) in Grenada. Other DIA analytical efforts during the mid-1980s centered on the attack on the Marine barracks in Lebanon, the Iran–Iraq War, the conflict in Afghanistan, the Soviet downing of Korean Air Lines Flight 007, the civil war in Chad, and unrest in the Philippines. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger presented DIA with the Agency's first Joint Meritorious Unit Award in 1986 for outstanding intelligence support over the previous year during a series of crises—the hijacking of TWA Flight 847 and the cruise ship ''Achille Lauro (MS Achille Lauro)'', unrest in the Philippines, and counter-terrorist operations against Libya. ''''Carriacou and Petite Martinique'''' is a dependency of Grenada, lying north of Grenada island and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Lesser Antilles. The Grenadine (Grenadines) islands to the north of Carriacou and Petite Martinique belong to the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. ''''Carriacou and Petite Martinique'''' is a dependency of Grenada, lying north of Grenada island and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Lesser Antilles. The Grenadine (Grenadines) islands to the north of Carriacou and Petite Martinique belong to the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Though Hurricane Ivan in 2004 dealt a devastating blow to the island of Grenada, remarkably, Carriacou and Petite Martinique suffered significantly less damage. However, in 2005, Hurricane Emily (Hurricane Emily (2005)) hit Carriacou, damaging and forcing evacuation of its only hospital and destroying or damaging hundreds of homes. Lauderhill has a high foreign-born population, with a noticeable proportion from the West Indies. 33.65% of Lauderhill's population was born outside of the United States. 24.63% were born in the Caribbean, 14.73% from Jamaica alone. Other major West Indian populations were born in Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Dominica, The Bahamas, Guyana, U.S. Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean nations. On 25 October 1983, elements of the 82nd provided support to the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions in the invasion of Grenada. The first 82nd unit to deploy was a task force of the 2nd and 3rd Battalions (Airborne), 325th Infantry. On 26 October and 27, the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 505th Infantry, and the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 508th Infantry, deployed to Grenada with support units. 2 505 deployed as well. Military operations ended in early November. Note that 2 325 did not deploy one COHORT company which was not "ARTEP'd". Each proceeding battalion (Bn) pushed a single company forward with A-2 504 (led by then Captain Howard F. Humble, 1SG Thomas Ingram, and Lt John A. Schatzel (Weapons Platoon Leader) deploying only one company out of the entire Bn). The Operation was critically flawed in several areas. Newly issued BDU's were not designed for the tropical environment. Communication between services (Army, Navy and Airforce) was a noticeable weak-link, without interoperability. This was the first time MRE's were mass issued to paratroopers.thumb left 82nd Airborne soldiers in Invasion of Grenada Grenada (File:82nd Airborne soldiers on Grenada 1983.jpg), 1983. In February and March 2012, The Earl and Countess will visit the Caribbean for the Diamond Jubilee. The itinerary consists of Saint Lucia; Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Grenada; Trinidad and Tobago; Montserrat; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda. Highlights include Independence Day celebrations in Saint Lucia, commons:Grenada

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sepoy soldiers and families. Although these were incomplete statistics, Eric Williams (see references) believed they were "sufficient to show a total introduction of nearly half a million Indians into the Caribbean" (Williams 100). Though Trinidadian popular music is by far the most well-known style of Lesser Antillean music, the other Anglophone islands are home to their own musical traditions. Carriacou and Grenada are home to Carnival celebrations that feature

distinct form of calypso, canboulay feasts, calinda stick-fighting songs and the steelband accompanied jouvert, as well as the Big Drum dance, which is also found in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines share other musics as well including the funereal music of the saraca rite, a call-and-response form with both European and African lyrics. commons:Grenada

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lambasted what he saw as the style-over-content approach of the American media, as well as alluding to American military involvement in Grenada and Nicaragua. The song was not a hit in the USA, though it did worldwide outsell 'Lean On Me', reaching

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region3color #d56d76 region3items region3description A distant third-largest island, limited tourist facilities. Cities * St. George's - national capital * Grand Anse Bay - main tourist area * Gouyave - capital of the St. John district - Home of the 'Fish Friday' weekly event * Sauteurs - capital of the St. Patrick district * Grenville - capital of the St. Andrew district * Hillsborough (Hillsborough (Grenada)) - main town of Carriacou Other destinations

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in many aspects of Grenada's culture. As with other islands from the Caribbean, cricket is the national and most popular sport and is an intrinsic part of Grenadian culture. The Grenada national cricket team forms a part of the Windward Islands cricket team in regional domestic cricket, however it plays as a separate entity in minor regional matches,

publisher CricketArchive accessdate 9 August 2014 as well having previously played Twenty20 cricket in the Stanford 20 20. An important aspect of the Grenadian culture is the tradition of story telling (Storytelling), with folk tale (Folklore)s bearing both African and French

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are harvested fresh to produce pro-health drink due to high contents of vitamin C and anthocyanins. In Mexico, 'agua de Flor de Jamaica' (water flavored with roselle) frequently called "agua de Jamaica" is most often homemade. Also, since many untrained consumers mistake the calyces of the plant to be dried flowers, it is widely, but erroneously, believed that the drink is made from the flowers of the non-existent "Jamaica plant". It is prepared by boiling dried

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action began against Panama in December 1989 to overthrow its president, Manuel Noriega. * Battle of Cuito Cuanavale took place as part of the Angolan civil war and South African Border War from 1987 to 1988. The battle involved the largest fighting in Africa since World War II between military forces from Angola, Cuba (expeditionary forces), and Namibia versus military forces from South Africa and the dissident Angolan UNITA organization. In the West Indies

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, there is no guarantee of getting back to town after 8PM. So taxi or "on demand" vehicle may be your best bet. Some hotels and ground tour operators also offer tours that will take you to and from Fish Friday. Gouyave is full of "characters' who would do no more than entertain you. No need to be alarmed if they are overly friendly. You are not likely to be accosted by hustlers as the locals are very protective of guests who patronize their showpiece event. *'''Diving & Snorkeling

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and the Grenadines . Grounds Out of 30 first-class home games, the most were played in Warner Park (Warner Park Sporting Complex) on Saint Kitts, which hosted seven games. The team played cricket on a total of eight different islands, with Antigua getting six, Saint Lucia five, Grenada four, Dominica and Saint Vincent (Saint Vincent (island)) three, while Montserrat and Nevis hosted one game each.


'''Grenada''' ( ) is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Grenada is also known as the "Island of Spice" because of the production of nutmeg and mace (Nutmeg) crops of which it is one of the world's largest exporters. Its size is , with an estimated population of 110,000. Its capital is St. George's (St. George's, Grenada). The national bird (List of national birds) of Grenada is the critically endangered Grenada Dove.

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