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Politics of Bolivia

In Bolivia, the type of government is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Bolivia, the legislative power is vested in a Plurinational Legislative Assembly. The head of the government is Evo Morales. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Bolivia lasts until 10 January 2019. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Bolivia lasts until 01/10/2019. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Bolivia is 2.025. In 2013, Bolivia received 658.6 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 721.8 USD.

Government

In Bolivia, the head of the government is Evo Morales. The government system of Bolivia is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Bolivia, the legislative power is vested in a Plurinational Legislative Assembly; this is a Bicameral legislative body, and therefore a Bicameral Plurinational Legislative Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Bolivia is -0.59. This indicates that the government of Bolivia is ineffective. Public and civil services are severely handicapped, leading to potential for social and political upheaval.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Bolivia is a member of.

Bolivia is a member of the United Nations (UN). Bolivia is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Bolivia is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Bolivia became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Bolivia is part of, click on Bolivia membership in international unions.

Freedom in Bolivia

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Bolivia is 2. Citizens in Bolivia experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Bolivia, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Bolivia click on Freedom in Bolivia.