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The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop
The Washington Post

Grenada’s revolutionary leader, Maurice Bishop, was executed in a coup in 1983. Seven other people, members of his cabinet and friends, were... more

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Episodes

Episode 7: "A stain on our country"

There is a cemetery in Grenada where the remains of Maurice Bishop could be buried. But confirming this has proven... more

06 Dec 2023 · 47 minutes
Episode 6: "I know what I saw"

In 2000, a group of teens interviewed a former Jamaican soldier for a class project. They revealed an account that’s... more

22 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Episode 5: "An ugly, dirty job"

When Army rangers launched a raid on a Grenadian military training camp, they expected to find hundreds of enemy combatants.... more

15 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Episode 4: "The Army wants to look at some bodies"

A former anatomy professor in Grenada shares his memory of a grim examination. And some of the men convicted for... more

08 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
Episode 3: “We brought them to Calivigny”

A soldier tells his story of what he witnessed after the executions. And a missing ring becomes a clue that... more

01 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 2: “We all had great expectations”

How does a revolution implode? Martine Powers traces the rise and fall of Maurice Bishop, and the origin of the... more

23 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Episode 1: “Somebody knows”

Forty years ago, the body of a prime minister went missing. The Post’s Martine Powers asks: Who’s responsible?

23 Oct 2023 · 50 minutes
Introducing “The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop”

Grenada’s revolutionary leader was executed in a coup in 1983, with seven others. The whereabouts of their remains are unknown.... more

11 Oct 2023 · 2 minutes
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop
Episode 7: "A stain on our country"
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop