What type of democracy is Brazil?
Brazil is a federal presidential constitutional republic, which is based on a representative democracy. The federal government has three independent branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
Is Brazil a constitutional government?
The Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: Constituição da República Federativa do Brasil) is the supreme law of Brazil.
Constitution of Brazil.
|Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil|
|System||Federal presidential constitutional republic|
|Branches||Three (executive, legislature, judiciary)|
Who are Brazil’s leaders?
Jair Bolsonaro is the 38th and current president. He was sworn in on 1 January 2019 following the 2018 presidential election.
How old is democracy in Brazil?
Brazil’s current Constitution was promulgated in 1988 and completed the democratic institutions. The new Constitution replaced the authoritarian legislation that still remained from the military regime. In 1989 Brazil held its first elections for president by direct popular ballot since the 1964 coup.