Party of the Reconstruction of the National Order

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Party of the Reconstruction of the National Order
Partido da Reedificação da Ordem Nacional
President Enéas Carneiro
Founded October 30, 1990
Headquarters SCN Qd. 1, Bl. E, nº50, sala 114 Ed. Central Park - Asa Norte
Brasília
Ideology Nationalism,[1]
Brazilian Integralism,[2]
Populism,[1] Authoritarianism[1]
Political position Far right[3][4][5]
International affiliation none
Colours green and yellow
TSE Identification Number 56
Website
www.prona.org.br
Politics of Brazil
Political parties
Elections

The Party of the Reconstruction of the National Order (Partido da Reedificação da Ordem Nacional, PRONA) was a nationalist political party in Brazil, founded in 1990, merged, in 2006 in Republic Party. Its electoral code was 56 and its colors were the traditional Brazilian green and yellow.

After receiving more than 1.5 million votes (the largest vote ever for any deputy) in the 2002 elections, and thus taking with him five other party members to the Parliament, the party president Enéas Carneiro failed to achieve such a success in the 2006 elections. With some 300,000 votes, he was the only São Paulo candidate elected by PRONA, and the only other party member in Congress this time will be Suely, from Rio de Janeiro.

Espousing a strong nationalism, PRONA wants Brazil to develop nuclear technology, including nuclear weapons. Its critics view it as having been influenced by Nazism or Fascism. However, one German source critical of the far right states that PRONA has not been found to have racist views. PRONA also supports increasing defense spending and rejects free trade and globalization.

Some observers believe the support PRONA has attracted in these elections reflects dissatisfaction with the established parties more than support for its program.

Republic Party[edit]

Thanks to a reform in the Brazilian multi-party system,the Republic Party (Partido da Republica, PR) was founded on December 21, 2006, by the merger of the Liberal Party (Partido Liberal, PL) and PRONA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Power, Timothy J. (2000), The Political Right in Postauthoritarian Brazil: Elites, Institutions, and Democratization, Pennsylvania State University Press, p. 95 
  2. ^ Schneider, Ronald M. (1996), Brazil: Culture And Politics In A New Industrial Powerhouse, Westview Press, p. 124 
  3. ^ Matos, Carolina (2008), Journalism and Political Democracy in Brazil, Lexington Books, p. 295 
  4. ^ Deutsch, Sandra McGee (1999), Las Derechas: The Extreme Right in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1890-1939, Stanford University Press, p. 323 
  5. ^ Mainwaring, Scott; Meneguello, Rachel; Power, Timothy J. (2000), "Conservative Parties, Economic Reform, and Democracy in Brazil", Conservative Parties, the Right, and Democracy in Latin America (Johns Hopkins University Press): 180 

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Preceded by
50 - SFP (PSOL)
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
56 - PRNO (PRONA)
defunct
Succeeded by
65 - CPB (PCdoB)