Guillermo Moreno
Guillermo Moreno Garcia is a Dominican
Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries...

 lawyer and politician.

Moreno served as the Attorney General of the Distrito Nacional
Distrito Nacional
The Distrito Nacional is a subdivision of the Dominican Republic enclosing the capital Santo Domingo. It is not within any of the provinces, but is itself counted as a province. Before October 16, 2001, the Distrito Nacional was much larger, including what is now known as Santo Domingo Province....

 from 1996 to 1997, during Leonel Fernandez
Leonel Fernández
Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna is a Dominican lawyer, academic, and the current President of the Dominican Republic since 2004. He held the same office from 1996 to 2000...

's first term as president. In the 2008 elections
Dominican Republic presidential election, 2008
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, Moreno was the presidential candidate for the leftist Movement for Independence, Unity and Change
Movement for Independence, Unity and Change
The Movement for Independence, Unity and Change is a political formation in the Dominican Republic with a leftist-progressive platform. On the May 16th, 2006 parliamentary election it got 9,735 votes , but no seat. In the municipal elections held simulatenously, MIUCA had its best performance in...

, receiving 0.44% of the vote. In 2009, Moreno broke away from his prior party and created his own left-wing party called "Alianza Pais". Moreno has announced his intention to stand in the 2012 election. His party has three stated priorities: increasing Dominican economic productivity; ensuring access to basic needs such as water, education, and healthcare; and strengthening democracy and transparency.

Guillermo Moreno is the son of Dominican poet Juan Isidro Moreno, and Mercedes Garcia Espinal, being the first child of seven. He is the grandson of poet Domingo Moreno Jimenez. Guillermo Moreno is related to Manuel Jimenez and Juan Isidro Jimenez, both former Dominican presidents.
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