Communist Party of Uruguay

The Communist Party of Uruguay (Spanish: Partido Comunista del Uruguay, PCU) is a communist party in Uruguay, founded on 21 September 1920. It is a member of the Broad Front coalition.

Communist Party of Uruguay
Partido Comunista del Uruguay
LeaderJuan Castillo
PresidentVictorio Casartelli
Founded21 September 1920; 101 years ago (1920-09-21)
HeadquartersFernández Crespo 2098, Montevideo, Uruguay
Youth wingUnion of Communist Youth (Uruguay) [es]
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationBroad Front
Regional affiliationForo de São Paulo
International affiliationIMCWP[1]
ColorsRed, blue, white
Chamber of Deputies
6 / 99
Senate
2 / 30
Party flag
Hammer&SickleFlag02.svg
Website
www.pcu.org.uy
PCU 62nd anniversary sticker

The current secretary-general of the PCU is Juan Castillo.

Secretary-generalsEdit

No. Name Term
Start End
1 Eugenio Gómez 1920 1955
2 Rodney Arismendi 1955 1973
3 Jaime Pérez (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1973 1974
4 José Luis Massera (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1974 1975
5 Gerardo Cuesta (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1975 1976
6 León Lev (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1976 1979
7 José Pacella (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1979 1981
8 Ramón Cabrera (clandestine during the dictatorship) 1981 1985
9 Rodney Arismendi 1985 1988
10 Jaime Pérez 1988 1992
11 Marina Arismendi 1992 2006
12 Eduardo Lorier 2006 2017
13 Juan Castillo 2017 current

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IMCWP. "Communist and Workers' Parties". IMCWP. Retrieved 16 February 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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