MEXICO:. Government Institutions. By: Landon Fuller, Megan Hester, Tyler Davis. Mexico’s Constitution sets up a democratic system of government with three branches and a series of checks and balances, resembling the government set in place by the United States constitution.
Landon Fuller, Megan Hester, Tyler Davis
Manages a vast patronage machine for filling government positions
Initiates legislation and policies that were, until recently, routinely approved by the congress
Current President Nieto
Thanks to democratization in the 1980’s the legislature is no longer controlled by the Executive branch
Senate acts as jury while the Chamber of Deputies has the power to prosecute