My attempts to get the youth critically thinking and getting involved with the political landscape of Grenada.
:: by Kimalee Phillip ::
On January 10th, 2013, it was announced to the Grenadian public that Prime Minister Tillman Thomas had advised the Governor General of the need to dissolve Parliament ultimately calling for an election date to be set within the following 90 days. Grenadians knew that an election was impending but the decision to dissolve Parliament had made the moment more real and urgent.
Typically, Grenadians have felt that for years, their options when it came to voting lay primarily between two dominant parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New National Party (NNP). However, there have always been a multitude of other political parties such as the Grenada United Labour Party (GULP), the People’s Labour Movement (PLM) and with the creation of the National United Front (NUF), Grenadians now have more options, that is, if they decide to exercize their constitutional right to vote.
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