Justicialist Party

political party in Argentina

The Justicialist Party (Spanish: Partido Justicialista, IPA: [paɾˈtiðo xustisjaˈlista]; abbr. PJ) is a major political party in Argentina. It is the largest branch that supports Peronism.[1]

Current president Alberto Fernández is a member of the Justicialist Party. Former presidents Juan Domingo Perón, Héctor Cámpora, Raúl Lastiri, Isabel Perón, Carlos Menem, Ramón Puerta, Adolfo Rodríguez Saá, Eduardo Camaño, Eduardo Duhalde, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner were members too.

Justicialists have been the largest party in Congress since 1987.

Many members of this party however support Kirchnerism, the left-wing populist section of the party, and is critical of Peronism.

References change

  1. "Partido Justicialista". Pj.org.ar. Archived from the original on 26 January 2009. Retrieved 13 October 2017.