What kind of government does Puerto Rico have?
Puerto Rico has a republican form of government with separation of powers modeled on the US Constitutional, with an elected bicameral legislature, an independent judiciary and an elected executive. As an unincorporated territory of the United States organized as a Commonwealth, the powers of its government are delegated by the Congress of the US and are not under the full protection of the US Constitution.
Puerto Rico is a part of the United States of America because it is a Commonwelath of the United States of America. But, Puerto Rico as a Commonwealth has its own government, Meaning that Puerto Rico selfs governs itself. Puerto Rico also speaks Spanish, not English, and Puerto Rico is a part of Latin America. So, even though Puerto Rico is a part of USA it has its own laws, culture, language, government, etc. That…
Puerto Rico is has Democratic Republic form of government modeled on the US Federal government. Puerto Rico's three branches of government: Bicameral elected legislature House of Representatives - 51 representatives Senate - 27 members), Elected governor (executive branch) Independent judicial branch (9 judges) appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Puerto Rican Senate.