He also acknowledged that “we have a legitimate national interest” in Grenada.
When they received an incomprehensible cable from Grenada, they just ignored it.
Although Ronald Reagan talked like John Wayne, the only country he invaded was Grenada.
If that is the case, I fail to see how anyone can believe that Grenada posed no threat to our well-being.
But the Grenada intervention was unilateral and was in fact condemned by our closest allies (the U.K.).
Lucia and Grenada, and a few months later in the unsuccessful attack upon Savannah.
Once south of Grenada, I take it, there will be no more danger.
French privateers also fitted out at Trinidad to act against Grenada and Tobago.
This place was the residence of the Moorish monarchs of Grenada.
In the evening he returned to the Renown, which shortly afterwards heaved up her anchors and left harbour for Grenada.
W. Indies island, discovered by Columbus Aug, 15, 1498, and named by him Concepción, the place later was renamed for the old Spanish kingdom or city of Granada, which is said to be from Latin granatum "pomegranate," either from fruit grown in the region or from some fancied resemblance. Others connect the name to Moorish karnattah. The Roman name, Illiberis, is said to be Iberian and represent cognates of Basque hiri "town" + berri "new," and survive in the name of the surrounding Sierra Elvira.
Note: In 1983, President Ronald Reagan of the United States ordered an invasion of the island, allegedly to protect some one thousand American citizens from Cuban military personnel on the island.