- United Left (Peru)
United Left (in Spanish: "Izquierda Unida") was an alliance of leftist parties in
Perufounded in 1980by Popular Democratic Unity(UDP), Revolutionary Left Union(UNIR), Peruvian Communist Party(PCP), Revolutionary Socialist Party (PSR), Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR) and FOCEP.
1984UDP and a part of PCR converted itself into the Mariateguist Unified Party(PUM). PUM integrated itself in IU.
IU was led by
Alfonso Barrantes Lingán(who lost to Alan Garcíain the 1985elections) up to 1987. In 1989IU held its first congress. Gradually the IU disintegrated, with more and more groups deserting it.
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