The island of Grenada, located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, celebrates its independence from the United Kingdom this day 44 years ago. Known as the island of Spice and the Big drum nation, the country is usually flaunted for its magnificent nutmeg and glorious Spicemas Festival.
But, the country is more than spice and festivals. In fact, it is home to some of the world’s top performing athletes, models, politicians, and musicians in the Diaspora and at home. Below are 5 Grenadians you ought to know on this day of celebration. Cheers to the country and its people.