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    Madagascar Gobierno 2000

      Nombre del País:
      conventional long form: Republic of Madagascar
      conventional short form: Madagascar
      local long form: Republique de Madagascar
      local short form: Madagascar
      former: Malagasy Republic

      Código: MA

      Tipo de Gobierno: republic

      Capital: Antananarivo

      Divisiones Administrativas: 6 provinces (faritany); Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara

      Independencia: 26 June 1960 (from France)

      Feriado Nacional: Independence Day, 26 June (1960)

      Constitución: 19 August 1992 by national referendum

      Sistema Legal: based on French civil law system and traditional Malagasy law; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      Sufragio: 18 years of age; universal

      Rama Ejecutiva:
      chief of state: President Didier RATSIRAKA (since 10 February 1997)
      head of government: Prime Minister Tantely Rene Gabriot ANDRIANARIVO (since NA 1998)
      cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister
      elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; election last held 29 December 1996 (next to be held NA 2002); prime minister appointed by the president from a list of candidates nominated by the National Assembly
      election results: Didier RATSIRAKA elected president; percent of vote - Didier RATSIRAKA (AREMA) 50.7%, Albert ZAFY (AFFA) 49.3%

      Rama Legislativa: unicameral National Assembly or Assemblee Nationale (150 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms); note - the legislature is scheduled to become a bicameral Parliament with the establishment of a Senate; two-thirds of the seats of this Senate will be filled by regional assemblies whose members will be elected by popular vote; the remaining one-third of the seats will be appointed by the president; the total number of seats will be determined by the National Assembly; all members will serve four-year terms
      elections: National Assembly - last held 17 May 1998 (next to be held NA 2002)
      election results: National Assembly - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - AREMA 63, LEADER/Fanilo 16, AVI 14, RPSD 11, AFFA 6, MFM 3, AKFM/Fanavaozana 3, GRAD/Iloafo 1, Fihaonana 1, independents 32

      Rama Judicial: Supreme Court or Cour Supreme; High Constitutional Court or Haute Cour Constitutionnelle

      Partidos Políticos y líderes: Action, Truth, Development, and Harmony or AFFA [Professor Albert ZAFY]; Association for the Rebirth of Madagascar or AREMA [Pierrot RAJAONARIVELO]; Congress Party for Malagasy Independence or AKFM/Fanavaozana [Pastor Richard ANDRIAMANJATO]; Economic Liberalism and Democratic Action for National Recovery or LEADER/Fanilo [Herizo RAZAFIMAHALEO]; Fihaonana Rally or Fihaonana [Guy RAZANAMASY]; Group of Reflection and Action for the Development of Madagascar or GRAD/Iloafo [Tovonanahary RABETSITONTA]; Judged by Your Work or AVI [Norbert RATSIRAHONANA]; Movement for the Progress of Madagascar or MFM [Manandafy RAKOTONIRINA]; National Union for Development and Democracy or UNDD; Renewal of the Social Democratic Party or RPSD [Evariste MARSON]

      Grupos de presión Políticos y líderes: Federalist Movement; National Council of Christian Churches or FFKM

      Participación de Organizaciones Internacionales: ACCT, ACP, AfDB, CCC, ECA, FAO, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, InOC, Intelsat, Interpol, IOC, IOM (observer), ISO (correspondent), ITU, NAM, OAU, OPCW, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UPU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO, WTrO

      Representantes Diplomáticos en EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador (vacant); Charge d'Affaires Biclair Henri ANDRIANANTOANDRO
      chancery: 2374 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008
      telephone: [1] (202) 265-5525, 5526
      consulate(s) general: New York

      Representantes Dimplomáticos de EU:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Shirley E. BARNES
      embassy: 14-16 Rue Rainitovo, Antsahavola, Antananarivo
      mailing address: B. P. 620, Antananarivo
      telephone: [261] (2) 212-57, 200-89, 207-18
      FAX: [261] (2) 345-39

      Descripción de la Bandera: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a vertical white band of the same width on hoist side

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