Order, Discipline and ExigencyGrannacionales as Ideology The first, historical and geopolitical, is grounded in the sense that thebusiness of the construction of Latin America, started with the wars ofliberation of the 19th century, is unfinished. Its object is integration at the supra-national level, that is, to understand grannacionales as the formal expression ofefforts to create a single nation. The second component, socio-economic, understands the commercialactivity and its traditional forms as a functional means to reach the political endsof integration. Grannacionales are meant to serve as the great vehicle for state directed development. The third, ideological, envisions the grannacional as functional integration devices advancing political and economic aims of the state. Specifically,the grannacional enterprise has as its objective the manifestation of a unitedfront by generating a multi-national block for the structuring of sovereign regional politics.