The Republic Of The Government Of Greece Essay examples

1329 Words Nov 29th, 2016 6 Pages
Edison Zheng
Review of Literature 1


Greece, officially known as the Hellenic Republic, is a Parliamentary Republic (a republic based off a system of parliamentary which is consisted of the highest legislature). The President, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, was elected by Parliament as every president is every 5 years. The president is the head of the state. The Prime Minister is the Head of the Government. There 's also a decision making body that constitutes the Government of Greece that comprises of the Prime Minister, Ministers, and Deputy Ministers. Legislative power is executed by Parliament which is basically the President. Executive power is exercised by the Government. Judicial power is determined by the citizens of Greece, above the age of 18. As opposed to most other archetypes of government, the responsibility that Presidency comes with is much less. However, a huge advent of political power is not granted. This means that like the U.S. where Congress is above Presidency in authority, the Ministerial Council is above Presidency in authority. Election is held every 4 years, with the fifth year signifying the the official president (Eva Carr 1-5).

The economy in Greece is in a very bad situation.They have a mountainous debt to pay off and is also the leading cause of global financial deficit in the Eurozone (European Union nations that all use euro as their currency). The implosion of Wall Street in 2008 affected many…

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