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Guatemala Profilo Governo 2017

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Capitalenome: Guatemala City
coordinate geografiche: 14 37 N, 90 31 W
differenza di tempo: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Indipendenza15 Settembre 1821 (from Spain)
Festa nazionaleGiorno Di Indipendenza, 15 Settembre (1821)
Costituzioneseveral previous; latest adopted 31 Maggio 1985, effective 14 Gennaio 1986; suspended, reinstated, and amended in 1994 (2016)
Suffragio18 anni; universal; note - active duty members of the armed forces and police by law cannot vote and are restricted to their barracks on election day
Ramo esecutivocapo dello stato: Presidente Jimmy Ernesto MORALES Cabrera (da allora 14 January 2016); Vice Presidente Jafeth CABRERA Franco (da allora 14 January 2016); note - the president is both capo dello stato and capo di governo
capo di governo: Presidente Jimmy Ernesto MORALES Cabrera (da allora 14 January 2016); Vice Presidente Jafeth CABRERA Franco (da allora 14 January 2016)
cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the president
elections/appointments: president and vice president directly elected on the same ballot by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 4-year term (not eligible for consecutive terms); election last held in 2 rounds on 6 September and 25 October 2015 (next to be held in September 2019)
election results: Jimmy Ernesto MORALES Cabrera (FNC) elected president; percent of vote in first round - Jimmy Ernesto MORALES Cabrera (FNC) 23.8%, Sandra TORRES (UNE) 19.8%, Manuel BALDIZON (LIDER) 19.6%; percent of vote in second round - Jimmy Ernesto MORALES Cabrera (FNC) 67.4%, Sandra TORRES (UNE) 32.6%

Fonte: CIA World Factbook - Aggiornato a partire da Marzo 31, 2017