Liliana Negre de Alonso
Liliana Teresita Negre de Alonso is an Argentine Justicialist Party (PJ) politician. She sits in the Argentine Senate representing San Luis Province for the dissident Justicialist Front.
Negre qualified as a lawyer at the University of Buenos Aires in 1976 and completed a Masters in business law in 1993 at the Austral University. She had a career in the judicial system and state prosecutor's office of San Luis. She was candidate for national deputy in 1999.
Negre de Alonso was appointed to the Senate in March 2001 to complete the term of Alberto Rodriguez Saa and was elected to the Senate later that year, then re-elected in 2005. She is close to her fellow San Luis senator Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, opposing the mainstream Justicialists in the Front for Victory and sits with Rodriguez Saa in their own block. They have formed a loose alliance with other dissident Peronists and senators from smaller provincial parties, and represents them as the second vice-president of the Senate since February 2008.
Negre de Alonso is a devout Roman Catholic and follower of Opus Dei, and has opposed liberalising the law on contraception and abortion. Una ley para el derecho a decidir, Pagina/12, 10 August 2006. She heads the Global Action Network of Legislators and Governors for Life and the Family, bringing together several 'pro-life' legislators in Europe and Latin America.
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