Liberia is a country in West Africa, bordering Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire. On the Atlantic coast, the capital city of Monrovia is home to the Liberia National Museum, with its exhibits on national culture and history. Around Monrovia are palm-lined beaches like Silver and CeCe. Along the coast, beach towns include the port of Buchanan, as well as laid-back Robertsport, known for its strong surf.
Liberia, a lush, green, friendly and vibrant land, offers everything from excellent surf spots and shops selling wares by edgy local designers to days spent lolling in a comfy hammock on the edge of the rainforest while listening to tropical birds sing. It’s home to one of West Africa’s best national parks, and still hangs on to a confident American spirit mixed with West African roots. And despite the ravages of the past, it is a fantastic place to travel, full of hope and energy.
THE GOVERNMENT OF LIBERIA
What Type Of Government Does Liberia Have?
Liberia is a presidential representative democratic republic where the President of Liberia serves as both the head of state and government.
The Executive Branch
The executive branch of the Liberian government is made up of the President who is the leader, the Vice-President, and the Cabinet. The President of Liberia can serve a total of two six-year terms in office
he Legislative Branch
The legislative branch of the Liberian government has a bicameral parliamentary system having the Senate and the House of Representatives. The legislative branch is modeled after the US Congress, and its sessions are held in Monrovia at the Capitol Building.
The Judicial Branch
The highest judicial body in the country is the Supreme Court of Liberia whose judgments are both final and binding since it is not subject to appeal or review by any other court or branch of government. Judicial power is also vested in other subordinate courts established from time to time by the legislature.
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