Table of Contents

FORWARD EVER: JOURNEY TO A NEW GRENADA

Part 1 – VICTORIOUS – & VULNERABLE

  • Revolution
  • Developments – Major and Humorous
  • The People Win!
  • Days One to Six: “Suitcase Government”
  • A Strategic Error
  • Neighbours Stop Flights to, Remove Judges from, Grenada
  • An Effort at Economic Strangulation
  • The “Invasion” of Union Island
  • PRG Membership
  • The US Ambassador Visits
  • The Cubans Arrive
  • The CIA’s Pyramid Plan
  • From Plan to Action
  • Yet More Action
  • Arms from Cuba
  • The US Ambassador’s Secret Cable
  • Showdown with the Torchlight
  • Meeting Fidel for the First Time
  • Maurice and Fidel
  • Tested by Fidel
  • A Development with Lasting Consequences
  • Detentions in the NJM Family

Part 2 – FULL SPEED

  • Swift Response to Sabotage
  • Early Shoots of People’s Power
  • A Fierce Opponent Makes a Startling Offer
  • Building a Modern Ministry of Finance
  • Mass Pressure for House Repair
  • Learning to be a Leader
  • The Revolution’s First Bank
  • The Coke Factory Struggle
  • Justice
  • A Turn in Relations with St Vincent
  • Remarkable Sides of Fidel
  • Meeting Raúl
  • Success and Failure with Young People
  • The Explosive Growth of the Women’s Movement
  • Buying a Bank for One Dollar
  • The Grenada Bank of Commerce is Born

Part 3 ROAD BLOCKS

  • The Detention and Release of Stanley Cyrus
  • Under Siege
  • The Seizure of River Antoine Estate
  • Foreign Priests Challenge the Revolution
  • The April Plot
  • Firm in Politics
  • The Queen’s Park Bombings
  • Shootout at Strachan Phillip
  • Manhunt for the Queen’s Park Bombers
  • Guerrilla War in the Countryside

Part 4 NEW GRENADA

  • Education in the New Grenada
  • Making the People’s Budget
  • Jookootoo I’s Last Case at a Workers’ Parish Council Meeting
  • Solving Crises in Electricity and Telephone
  • US/Grenada International Airport Showdown
  • Workers Demand a National Transport Service
  • The Purchase of the Holiday Inn
  • Tough Decisions
  • Astonishing Advice from a Top Soviet Leader
  • To Nationalize or Not to Nationalize?
  • Profits and Losses in Government Enterprises
  • Offers to Build Hotels
  • Travelling with Fidel to Brezhnev’s Funeral
  • Social Security for All Grenadians
  • We Defeat the US Government Twice in the IMF
  • On the Way to the New Grenada 356