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    St. Vincent and the Grenadines Government - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: none

      Type: constitutional monarchy

      Capital: Kingstown

      Administrative divisions: 6 parishes; Charlotte, Grenadines, Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint Patrick

      Independence: 27 October 1979 (from UK)

      Constitution: 27 October 1979

      Legal system: based on English common law

      National holiday: Independence Day, 27 October (1979)

      Executive branch: British monarch, governor general, prime minister, Cabinet

      Legislative branch: unicameral House of Assembly (includes 15 elected representatives and six appointed senators)

      Judicial branch: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

      Leaders: Chief of State--Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952), represented by Governor General David JACK (since 29 Septermber 1989); Head of Government--Prime Minister James F. MITCHELL (since 30 July 1984)

      Political parties and leaders: New Democratic Party (NDP), James (Son) Mitchell; St. Vincent Labor Party (SVLP), Vincent Beach; United People's Movement (UPM), Adrian Saunders; Movement for National Unity (MNU), Ralph Gonsalves; National Reform Party (NRP), Joel Miguel

      Suffrage: universal at age 18

      Elections: House of Assembly--last held 16 May 1989 (next to be held July 1994); results--percent of vote by party NA; seats--(15 total) NDP 15

      Member of: ACP, CARICOM, FAO, G-77, GATT (de facto), IBRD, ICAO, IDA, IFAD, IMF, IMO, OAS, OECS, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WFTU, WHO

      Diplomatic representation: none

      Flag: three vertical bands of blue (hoist side), gold (double width), and green; the gold band bears three green diamonds arranged in a V pattern

      NOTE: The information regarding St. Vincent and the Grenadines on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Government 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about St. Vincent and the Grenadines Government 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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