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    Grenada Military Strategy

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    On October 23, 1983, United States President Ronald Reagan’s administration issued National Security Directive 110A, authorizing the landing of U.S. and allied Caribbean troops on the small island nation of Grenada. The document’s stated purpose for the invasion was threefold: Assure safety of American nationals, eliminate and prevent further Cuban influence, and restore democratic government. Reagan, in public speeches and as a justification for the conflict, cited 800 American citizens held at St. George’s Medical school as the main impetus for invasion. The President claimed apprehension at the possibility of these students becoming hostages in the midst nation’s deteriorating political situation. However, the decision to intervene militarily in Grenada had more complex political, strategic, and military dimensions beyond the President’s given pretexts. The invasion shared historic overtones with former Latin American interventions and containment doctrine. In addition, as America’s first military excursion since the Vietnam War, Grenada served as a testing stage for a new doctrine of military strategy, one of increasingly technologically dependent and operationally limited postindustrial…

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    Grenada is an island located in the southern Caribbean with a current population of approximately 115,000. The country’s main income areas are from the agricultural and tourism industry. In 1974, Grenada was given its Constitution by an Act of Parliament. However, as of November 24th, 2016, the voting population will be called upon to cast their votes on proposed changes to the Constitution in a national referendum. Before delving into the whole issue of constitution reform, let us first define…

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    scenic harbors make the coasts of Antigua ideal for yacht cruising. On land, the picturesque island offers plenty of opportunity for shopping and dining. The historic English Harbor is a favorite spot among yachters. D-Boat in Antigua is a retired oil tanker that was converted into a water park (yes, you read that correctly) for “kids” of all ages. The massive floating entertainment center features waterslides, trampolines, and swing ropes, as well as a full bar and bistro. Nearby attractions…

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    scientific name, IUCN assessment, physical features) The Grenada dove, (Leptoltila wellsi) is endemic to Grenada only. According to Oxford Dictinary (2018), define endemism as “the degree which the plants and animal of a particular area are both native and restricted to it”. The ICUN assessment shows, Leptoltila wellsi is critically endangered on the red list. Although its population is small scale it detrimentally decline due to hurricanes, residential housing, road, clearing land for tourism.…

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    What Is Hurricane Grenada

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    worldwide and Grenada is absolutely no exception. As stated by Annie Kelly (2008), “Since the hurricane the government has been struggling to rebuild the island’s bankrupt economy and has been increasingly looking to tourism development as the answer to its woes.” As expressed above, hurricane Ivan has negatively affected the country of Grenada; killing dozens of people, damaging 90% of the island’s buildings and devastating the nutmeg crop. The tourism industry is presently the largest industry…

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    Essay On Hurricane Grenada

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    Discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus Grenada is an island country in the southern Caribbean. Known as the “Island of Spice” Grenada is number ten on the list of smallest countries. The country is only 133 square miles with an estimated population of 110,000. Grenada has 26 water treatment facilities that chlorinated tap water for its residence. This island has attracted the tourism industry due to its exotic natural beauty and relies on tourism as its main source of foreign exchange…

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    Grenada Lake is a reservoir on the Yalobusha River in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is one of the four flood control lakes in North Mississippi constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It was constructed to help control flooding along the Yazoo River Basin. The dam is located on the Yalobusha River. The operation began in 1954 costing 32 million to construct. I am originally from Greenville, MS. Where my older sister and I spent our childhood. Grenada Lake was a place where we…

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    Collaboration Challenges

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    synchronization within the Department of Defense are two particularly notable historical challenges. During the conflict in Vietnam and the period that immediately followed it, the different military branches often considered themselves to be rivals over missions and resources. This prevented each branch from developing doctrine, practices, and procedures that ensured that the military operated in as a unified department in prosecuting operations or wars. For example, OPERATION EAGLE CLAW, the…

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    Caribbean Food

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    Comparison From the introduction above of the two New Year’s Celebration, we see that there are various similarities between the two. The major aspect of the both that is the significance of food. They both place a special emphasis on food or a feast. Families from both hemispheres will go all out trying to cook the perfect meal for that day. It is imperative to point out here, however, that the day of the feast is different. While in Grenada the feast takes place on New Year’s Day, in China is…

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    Elizabeth II of Queen of Grenada is the current monarch. The Grenada Revolution began when President Reagan of the U.S. ordered troops to occupy Grenada. Maurice Bishop was the commander in chief of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Grenada. He started the National Women’s Organization this group was formed to contribute in setting guidelines along with other groups towards women. Bishop believed in worker’s and women’s rights as well as the fight against racism. He developed a close…

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