NICARAGUA NEWS – The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and Cuban President, Raul Castro, yesterday sent greeting messages to Nicaragua on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Sandinista victory in that counry.

In the undated picture: Fidel, Raul and Daniel. | Photo: Prensa Latina
In the undated picture: Fidel, Raul and Daniel. | Photo: Prensa Latina

In his message, Fidel Castro saluted the Sandinista victory on July 19, 1979 and considered Nicaragua as an irreversible stronghold of the anti-imperialist fight.

Likewise, he highlighted Daniel Ortega as a key figure in the struggle of the peoples of the continent.

In his message, Raul Castro sent fraternal greetings on the occasion of this anniversary, which was extended to the Nicaraguan people.

After both messages were read at Plaza La Fe in the capital, which was crammed with hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans, Cuban Vice President Ramiro Valdes reminded that the victory was the beginning of a long road of transformations in this nation.

The celebration, led by Daniel Ortega, was also attended by Presidents Nicolas Maduro (Venezuela), Salvador Sanchez Ceren (El Salvador), Juan Orlando Hernandez (Honduras), and the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, and the President of Ecuadorian Parliament, Gabriela Rivadeneira, among other figures.