Things to know about Grenada


Grenada Flag Grenada is a nation situated in the Lesser Antilles, an individual from the Commonwealth, situated in the southeast of the Caribbean, south of the curve framed by the breezes islands, in excess of 160 km from the shoreline of Venezuela. Its regions incorporate the proper island of Grenada and the southern islands of the archipelago named "Grenadines".

Grenada is otherwise called the "zest island" because of the development of nutmeg and different flavors. Carriacou Island takes its name from the American Indian word (or the Caribbean) signifying "place that is known for coral reefs."

The all-out zone of the nation is probably the littlest district on the planet with a territory of 344 square kilometers, and the island of Granada alone stretches out over a region of 311 square kilometers.

Language

English (official), French dialect. In Grenada, all official wrote and oral communications are in standard English. Standard English only is allowed whether in Parliament (House of Representatives and Senate), Administration, Court, etc.

Cabinet meetings and oral parliamentary debates, as well as legal procedures, can be held in "Grenada English", but as soon as they are written, standard English is used.

Grenada's language policy is a policy of non-interference, which is to perpetuate the practices that were in effect during British colonialism. Public affairs are run in the English language, but people continue to speak the local English (Grenada). The government has never attempted to officially introduce this language into administration, education, and the media.

Economy

The economy of Grenada is partly dependent on agriculture. If sugar cane continues to grow, the island will diversify its production and become the world's leading nutmeg producer; It also produces bananas, coconut, citrus, and fruits.

In this country of small possessions, agriculture no longer attracts youth. Half of the beneficial agricultural area is no longer cultivated. The industry remains embryonic, and the textile and food industries are the only industrial activities.

Education

In schools, the only language of instruction is Standard English. The education system in Grenada is modeled after that of Great Britain, whether for primary or secondary education. In primary school, the subjects taught are reading, writing, English grammar, arithmetic, geography, history, and basic sciences. In high school. For almost all Grenadines, English remains a second language.

News Media Online

The country has a few weekly newspapers (Grenada Today, Grenadine Voice, Grenada Lake Herald, Daily Star, etc.) and many other periodicals, all in English. As for electronic media, only standard English is allowed initially, but on the radio (Spice Capital Radio, CRFM, Harbor Light Radio, YSFM, Quality Radio, and Harbor Light Radio |, etc.) certain news reports, many religious programs can be as well Music programs in English Grenada, even in French accent. Grenada TV is the main TV channel, broadcasting in English.