Fernando Agüero

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Fernando Bernabé Agüero Rocha (June 11, 1920 – September 28, 2011[1]) was a Nicaraguan politician. He was the founder (1988) and leader of the Social Conservative Party.[2][3]

In 1967 Agüero was chosen to represent the conservative 1966 National Opposition Union (UNO) in the presidential election against the Somoza regime. His campaign was marked by the bloody repression of one of his political rallies in Managua.[4][5] In 1971 however, Agüero signed the controversial Kupia Kumi pact with Anastasio Somoza Debayle.[6] He was born in Managua, Nicaragua.

Agüero died in Managua, Nicaragua from pneumonia, aged 91.

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  1. "Fallece doctor Fernando Agüero Rocha" (in Spanish). La Prensa. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  2. "Rebel Group Holds Americans Hostage". Eugene Register-Guard. 23 January 1967. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
  3. "Falleció el Dr. Fernando Agüero Rocha" (in Spanish). La Estrella de Nicaragua. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  4. "Social Sciences & Humanities Library: 1937-1970".
  5. http://www.ihnca.edu.ni/Histori_no%20Cont/Histori_II/124_Kupia_Kumi.htm
  6. "Nicaragua-Murió Fernando Agüero Rocha el otrora líder de la oposición" (in Spanish). Diario web Centro America. September 29, 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.