What type of government does Guatemala have?


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The Government of Guatemala
Conventional Name: Republic of Guatemala
Government Type: constitutional democratic republic
Voting Age: 18 years of age; universal
Chief: President Otto Pérez Molina
Head: President Otto Pérez Molina
Legislature: unicameral Congress of the Republic or Congreso de la Republica (158 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms)
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The people of Guatemala vote in direct presidential and congressional elections every four years. The president appoints governors of Guatemala's 22 departments, and mayors of cities are elected through a direct popular vote. The nation's Constitutional Court has five justices, one appointed by the president, one chosen by the University of San Carlos, one selected by the Supreme Court president, one elected by Congress and one chosen by the bar association. Congress elects the 13 justices of the Supreme Court to five-year terms.

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