Key Figures

Chief of State:
Queen Elizabeth II represented by Governor General Cécile La Grenade
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Keith Mitchell


Government Name:
Adopted: 1973; Establishes different branches of government between executive and legislative, acknowledges the queen as head of state, and outlines basic rights of citizens and public services.
Government Type:
Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm
Grenada Flag
Coat of Arms of Grenada

Index of Economic Freedom

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Government Branches

Main Powers Election Process Election Cycle 1

The governor-general appoints the prime minister and cabinet, acts on the cabinet's advice, and can remove the prime minister. The prime minister is in charge of day-to-day executive power operations and advising the governor general.

The leader of the majority party is appointed as prime minister by the governor-general.

5 years


Members interpret and apply laws of various member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

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The parliament is in charge of passing legislature.

The senate has 10 members appointed by the government and another 3 members appointed by the opposing party. The house of representatives are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies.

5 years

Regional Trade Blocs

International Organization Participation [2]

Environmental Agreements [3]

Tax Information [2]

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  1. ElectionGuide
  2. EY,
  3. CIA World Factbook,
  4. U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets