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POPULAR ACTION, punishment. An action given by statute to any one who will sue for the penalty. A qui tam action. Dig. 47, 23, 1.

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Accion Popular (AP) general secretary said that the problems of Greater San Salvador "cannot be seen in isolation.
Numerous politicians and some political parties oppose the recall, like the founder of the Partido Popular Cristiano (PPC) Luis Bedoya Reyes, former President Alejandro Toledo (2001-2006) of Peru Posible, and Accion Popular.
Accion Popular secretary-general Mesias Guevara expressed his concern that political sectors were using the recall to cause destabilization and mismanagement and not as a mechanism for overseeing elected authorities, which he views as irresponsible.
3rd Place: Peru's Centro de Apoyo y Promocion al Desarrollo Agrario, CAPRODA (Center for the Support and Promotion of Agrarian Development); Chile's Colectivo de Mujeres Malhuen (Malhuen Women's Collective); Brazil's Maria Mulher, Organizacao de Mulheres Negras (The Woman Mary, Black Women's Organization); and Argentina's Servicio a la Accion Popular, SeAP (Grassroots Action Service).
Seven regions will be governed by Independents and two by Union por el Peru (UPP), while Accion Popular (AP), Somos Peru, the Frente Independiente Moralizador (FIM), and Movimiento Nueva Izquierda (MNI) will each govern one.
His Peru Posible ticket includes Raul Diez Canseco Terry of Accion Popular (AP) as first vice president and David Waisman Rjavindthi of the PP as second vice president.