Pub. date: 2004 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412952415 | Print ISBN: 9780761926498 | Online ISBN: 9781412952415| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Grenada is an island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago, with an area of 344 square kilometers. Its population is 89,000 people (July 2003 estimate). One of the smallest independent countries in the Western Hemisphere, after more than 200 years of British rule, Grenada became independent on February 7, 1974. Its legal system is based on English common law. As part of ...