Oriental Revolutionary Movement
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|Oriental Revolutionary Movement|
|Movimiento Revolucionario Oriental|
|Secretary Political||Mario Rossi Garretano|
|Founded||April 21, 1961|
|Headquarters||Daniel Fernández Crespo 2178 bis, Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Youth wing||Guevarist Youth|
|Armed wing||Oriental Revolutionary Armed Forces (1967–1985)|
|National affiliation||Anti-imperialist Unitary Commissions (COM.UN.A)|
|Politics of Uruguay
From 1967 to 1985, it had an armed wing, the Oriental Revolutionary Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias Orientales). Politically, being one of the founders of Frente Amplio, it left the alliance in 1993 and is now part of the far-left Comisiones Unitarias Antiimperialistas (COM.UN.A.).
In 1971, MRO was one of the founding organizations of Frente Amplio. It left Frente Amplio in 1993.
Since 2008, it has been part of the electoral alliance Comisiones Unitarias Antiimperialistas (COM.UN.A.) which however failed at the admission for the 2009 election and didn't run in 2014. Current leader is Secretary Political Mario Rossi Garretano.
MRO has a youth wing, the "Guevarist Youth" (Juventud Guevarista) and a mass front, the "Revolutionary Front for a Socialist Alternative" (Frente Revolucionario por una Alternativa Socialista). MRO publishes Los Orientales.
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