Grenada - 32 Years of Independence
Grenada will be celebrating independence on February 7, 2006. Grenada became independent on February 7, 1974. On February 7th, 1974, Grenada declared its independence from the British and adopted a modified Westminster parliamentary system based on the British model with a Governor General appointed by and representing the British Monarch (head of state) and a Prime Minister who is both leader of the majority party and the Head of Government.
Each year on February 7th, Grenadians celebrate the anniversary of their independence with national ceremonies and parades featuring the Royal Grenada Police Force Boy Scouts Girl Guides and various schools. The day is a public holiday when banks and most shops are closed.
In 2006, Grenada celebrates its 32nd Anniversary of Independence.
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