of the smallest independent countries in the western hemisphere,
Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983.
Six days later the island was invaded by US forces and those of six
other Caribbean nations, which quickly captured the ringleaders and
their hundreds of Cuban advisers. Free elections were re-instituted the
government steadying of annual economic growth in recent years through
progress in fiscal reform and prudent macroeconomic management, a
downturn in tourist arrivals in 2001 threatens government spending in
2002. Grenada relies on tourism as its main source of foreign exchange,
although it also supports a small agriculture sector and a developing
offshore financial industry. Short-term concerns include a rising
fiscal deficit and the deterioration in the external account balance
Jan 1 - New Year's Day
Feb 7 - Independence Day
Mar 25* - Good Friday
Mar 28* - Easter Monday
May 1 - Labour Day
May 16* - Whit Monday
May 26* - Corpus Christi
Aug 1* - Emancipation Day
Aug 8-9* - Carnival
Oct 25 - Thanksgiving Day
Dec 25 - Christmas
Dec 26 - Boxing Day
Ps: These festivals' dates (*) given above are approximations which are subject to change every new year.
Country Code: 1 473
There are no area codes
Grenada - Official Travel Guide
Travel guide from Interknowledge, includes island overview, accommodations, activities, eco-tourism
CIA - The World Factbook - Grenada
This website indicates a wide range of detail information about Grenada
by introducing under 8 different fields as its geography, people,
government, economy, communications, transportation, military,
Governments on the WWW: Grenada
Links to websites of governmental institutions and political parties in Grenada.
Grenada - Business and Economy
There is available a business and economy directory for Grenada in terms of covering the company profiles settled in Grenada.
Doing Business in Grenada
There is a number of vital links to expand the local network of the new investors in order to do business in Grenada.
OPIC Links: Investor's Information Gateway for Grenada
There is available country database information links which are
efficient for the new investors planned to do business in Grenada
including the contact lists of the institutions, organization related
to Grenada business.
is available to find out Grenada general outlook on the issues of its
social and business profile, passport/visa, money, accommodation,
government, duty free, health and so forth.
Grenada's Chamber of Industry and Commerce
It is the official website sponsored by the Grenada's Chamber of
Industry and Commerce that aims to supply contact information while
doing business in Grenada by serving as a business directory.