Video: The Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua

On July 19, 1979, Sandinista troops entered Nicaragua’s capital marking the victory of the Sandinista Revolution. They had defeated the repressive U.S.-backed Somoza dictatorship and were greeted by hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans.

Video reposted from Telesur. Script based on an article in UpsideDownWorld by AFGJ’s Chuck Kaufman.