Glossary Term

Movement for the Assemblies of People [MAP]

A Grenada political organization founded by Maurice Bishop in 1972
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MAP was the acronym for the ‘Movement for the Assemblies of People’ a Grenadian political organization based out of the parish of St. Georges and founded by Maurice Bishop in 1972.

The organization described itself as one “which advocated the construction of popular institutions” centered in villages and its aim was to “allow for the democratic participation of the broad masses in the country’s affairs.”

Kenrick Radix and Jacqueline Creft were both members of MAP.

The organization later merged with J.E.W.E.L. to form the New Jewel Movement (NJM).

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