Socialist Party of Uruguay

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Socialist Party of Uruguay
Partido Socialista del Uruguay
President Reinaldo Gargano
Secretary-General Yerú Pardiñas
Founder Emilio Frugoni
Founded 1910
Headquarters Soriano 1218, Montevideo, Uruguay
Youth wing Socialist Youth of Uruguay
Ideology Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Political position Centre-left to Left-wing
National affiliation Broad Front
International affiliation Socialist International
Progressive Alliance
Colors      Green

The Socialist Party of Uruguay (Spanish: Partido Socialista del Uruguay) is an Uruguayan socialist political party founded in 1910. Its main leader and spokesman was Dr Emilio Frugoni, a prominent advocate of socialist ideas in Uruguay.


The party was a member of the Labour and Socialist International between 1932 and 1940.[1]

It is a member organisation of the ruling Broad Front Progressive Encounter-New Majority, the left-wing coalition that took office on March 1, 2005. Since 2001 to the present (2005) it has been led by Reinaldo Gargano, former Minister of Foreign Relations.


  1. ^ Kowalski, Werner. Geschichte der sozialistischen arbeiter-internationale: 1923 - 19. Berlin: Dt. Verl. d. Wissenschaften, 1985. p. 333

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