Managua, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua is celebrating on Friday the 40th anniversary of the triumph of the Sandinista Popular Revolution, an event that marked the end of the Somoza dictatorship that governed the country for more than three decades.
The main event will take place at Plaza de la Fe Juan Pablo II in Managua at 16:00 local time, where Sandinista militants and sympathizers from all over the country are expected to participate to be witnesses of President Daniel Ortega’s speech.
Representatives of foreign governments, organizations of solidarity with the Sandinista Revolution, social movements, and other personalities, which according to the authorities of the country are more than 500 guests, will also attend the celebration.
Heads of State, unable to attend, sent letters on behalf of their governments and people, as is the case of the presidents of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and that of the Palestinian State, Mahmoud Abbas.
Dozens of organizations from countries around the world, whose messages express their solidarity and support for the Sandinista Revolution, the Sandinista National Liberation Front and President Ortega, also did so.