Grenada: Waiting in Paradise

A year after the U.S. invasion, an island faces its future

The first anniversary of liberation came and went with only quiet fanfare on Grenada. In the dining room of the Grenada Beach Hotel, home for most of the 240 U.S. soldiers and military policemen still on the island, Rear Admiral Ralph Hedges, commander of U.S. forces in the Caribbean, paid tribute to the 19 servicemen who died in last year's momentous rescue mission. In the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, some 450 local citizens and dignitaries heard Father Cyril Lamontagne of St. Lucia thank the Lord, who,...

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