Movimiento Nueva República

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Movimiento Nueva República
English name New Republic Movement
Secretaria General Provisional Aníbal García
Founded 2009
Ideology Progressivism
Political position Centre-left
Seats in Congress 2008-2012 1
Politics of Guatemala
Political parties

Movimiento Nueva República (MNR) is a progressive Guatemalan political party, led by former congressman Aníbal García.


The MNR was publicly founded on March 29, 2009. During the 2011 elections in Guatemala, Movimiento Nueva República participated as a part of the Frente Amplio de Izquierda, a coalition of leftist political parties including Winaq, Alternativa Nueva Nación (ANN), and the Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca (URNG). Along with local and legislative candidates, current MNR congressman Aníbal García ran for vicepresident alongside Nobel Prize-winning Rigoberta Menchú of Winaq, the presidential candidate. [1]


Movimiento Nueva República identifies as a leftist party, with a clear socialist-revolutionary ideals and an inclusive progressive, pluricultural and multiethnic makeup. According to its leaders, the Movement seeks to establish a New Republic to advance the following goals:

  • the wellbeing of the masses
  • the full expression of human rights
  • equality and recognition for the diverse peoples of Guatemala

The Movimiento also rejects all forms of imperialism and the subjugation of certain nations by others.


  1. ^ "Proclaman binomios de Viva-EG y el Frente Amplio". El Periódico. Retrieved 2011-05-08. 

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