Sunday, April 16, 2006
Having a romantic Caribbean wedding is a dream for many couples. And the truth is it can be surprisingly easy to arrange. However, in the case of Grenada, it's not easy enough.
The Grenada board of tourism wants a relaxation of marriage laws to meet the demand for quickie unions from cruise ship passengers.
Under Grenadian law, a visiting couple is required to spend at least three days on the island before they can tie the knot.
But the board of tourism is lobbying to get the period reduced to a few hours. This is to accommodate island-hopping cruise passengers, who tend to spend less than 24 hours at one destination