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Nicaragua remembers General Sandino with important social achievements

Managua, May 18  Nicaragua commemorates this Thursday the 128th anniversary of the birth of General Augusto C. Sandino, with significant social achievements and a commitment to continue his legacy in the fight for peace, sovereignty and national honor.

The government, led by President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, promotes the country’s economic and social development, with a strong interest in poverty alleviation.

In this sense, the Sandinista executive implements a number of social programs that strengthen the security, welfare, opportunities and rights of thousands of citizens of this Central American nation.

Last year alone, the Nicaraguan administration built 4,865 roads for the people, according to official figures, and distributed more than two billion córdobas () in fair credits through the Usura Cerro program.

In addition, 4,571 houses were constructed and 83,429 property titles were provided across the country, providing legal protection to thousands of families.

National progress is also evident in the areas of health, education, infrastructure and production.

Thus, more than 50 lakh people were vaccinated against COVID-19 with the complete vaccination program; One hundred percent of enrolled students received the school breakfast and more than a thousand classrooms were rehabilitated.

With regard to electricity coverage, as of April this year, it reached 99.3 percent, while generation through renewable energy sources reached nearly 80 percent.

In this way, the people of Nicaragua keep alive the legacy of Sandino, who is remembered here for his courage and anti-imperialism when he carried out one of the most iconic feats in the country’s history, when in 1927 he Espino Negro was opposed to the settlement and stopped the US. Interference. ,

General Sandino did not agree to hand over his arms to the invaders and together with his army fought the interventionist troops, defending national sovereignty.

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