Former union leader to preside over Uruguay’s leftist Frente Amplio coalition

During his speech, Fernando Pereira expressed his commitment to "move towards parity" and announced the name of his vice-president as of February, Verónica Piñeyro, an expert in environmental issues within the FA.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former union leader Fernando Pereira was officially appointed Thursday president-elect of the Frente Amplio (FA). This leftist coalition governed Uruguay between 2005 and 2020 and today is the main force of the national opposition.

In a public appearance at the leftist formation headquarters, the FA coordinator, Ricardo Ehrlich, announced the former president of the PIT-CNT until mid-2021, the Uruguayan trade union center, as the next leader of the coalition.

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