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Kelvin - Comparative Government - Mexico

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FC: 2 0 1 4 | MEXICO

1: ADVENTURES IN | MEXICO | ______ | "Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation." Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy | Last Constitution approved on 5 February 1917

2: CANCUN | “Don't grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” - Michelle Held | ________ | Federal Government Power limited by the Constitution

4: Executive Branch President (chief of state/head of government, 6-year terms) Cabinet

5: "A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic." Max Von Sydow | LOS CABOS | ______

6: Bicameral National Congress Senate: 128 seats; 96 members elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms, and 32 seats allocated on the basis of each party's popular vote Chamber of Deputies: 500 seats; 300 members are elected by popular vote; remaining 200 members are allocated on the basis of each party's popular vote; members to serve three-year terms

7: Legislature | _____________

8: Highest Court: Supreme Court of Justice (consists of 21 ministers or judges and 5 supernumerary judges) Judge selection and term of office: judges nominated by the president and approved by the Senate; judges serve for life Subordinate courts: federal level includes Electoral Tribunal, circuit, collegiate, and unitary courts; state level and district level courts

9: Judicial Branch | _____________

10: Parties & Leaders Citizen's Movement (Movimiento Ciudadano) [Dante DELGADO Rannaoro] Institutional Revolutionary Party (Partido Revolucionario Institucional) or PRI [Cesar CAMACHO Quiroz] Labor Party (Partido del Trabajo) or PT [Alberto ANAYA Gutierrez] Mexican Green Ecological Party (Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico) or PVEM [vacant] National Action Party (Partido Accion Nacional) or PAN [Gustavo MADERO Munoz] New Alliance Party (Partido Nueva Alianza) or PNA/PANAL [Luis CASTRO Obregon] Party of the Democratic Revolution (Partido de la Revolucion Democratica) or PRD [Jesus ZAMBRANO Grijalva]

11: Mexican Government similar to that of US in many ways due to strong US influences. Some parts of government similar to it's mother country, Spain.

12: TULUM | ___ | Tulum was one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayas; it was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico | Mixed Economy (mostly market)

13: Exports: Crude petroleum, Crude Petroleum (14%), Cars (7.9%), Monitors and Projectors (5.2%), Vehicle Parts (4.6%), and Delivery Trucks (4.0%) Imports: Cars (10%), Vehicle Parts (5.8%), Delivery Trucks (5.1%), Digital Disk Drives (4.2%), and Telephones (3.8%)

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