Grenada. In October, the Government of China held a
conference in Grenada to better understand Caribbean
countries for the huge infrastructure project called the New
Silk Road (Belt and Road Initiative) and which several of
the countries of the Caribbean Cooperative Organization
(CARICOM) joined. According to China's Foreign Minister Wang
Yi, China is ready to sync its plans with Grenada's national
strategic development plan, which extends until 2030.
In October, the small island nation took its second World
Cup gold in athletics when Anderson Peters took home the
spear competition in Qatar's capital Doha. According to
CountryAAH, Peters, who is
studying at Mississippi State University in the United
States, threw the 86.89 victory in the first round.
At the end of October, Anthony Boatswain was elected new
chairman of the ruling New National Party. Political leader
of the party is still Prime Minister Keith Mitchell.