Rodney Arismendi

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Rodney Arismendi and Nicolae Ceauşescu.

Rodney Arismendi (Río Branco, Uruguay, 21 March 1913 - Montevideo, 27 December 1989) was a Uruguayan politician and political writer.

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In 1930, he joined the Communist Party of Uruguay (PCU), which he represented at the Parliament between 1946 and 1973.

Since 1955, he was secretary-general of the (PCU); in 1971 the party became a constituent of the Frente Amplio. In 1974 he was imprisoned and in 1975 he was expelled from Uruguay by the military dictatorship and he was exiled in the Soviet Union.

He was considered one of the most important Latin American ideologues of Communism.

His daughter Marina Arismendi is also a PCU politician.

His great niece, artist Yanina Angelini Arismendi is also a Communist writer and Civil Rights activist currently living in the US South.

Works[edit]

  • La filosofía del marxismo y el señor Haya de la Torre (Editorial "América". 1946)
  • Para un prontuario del dólar (Al margen del Plan Truman) (Ediciones Pueblos Unidos. 1947)
  • Problemas de una revolución continental (2 volúmenes. Ediciones Pueblos Unidos. 1962)
  • Un instante de transición hacia batallas más altas (Ediciones de la Agrupación Comunista de Médicos. 1969)
  • Lenin, la revolución y América Latina (Ediciones Pueblos Unidos. 1970)
  • Insurgencia juvenil (Ediciones Pueblos Unidos. 1972)
  • Sobre la enseñanza, la literatura y el arte (Ediciones Pueblos Unidos. 1984)
  • Enseñanza democrática (1985)
  • Ocho corazones latiendo (1987)

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