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Exposition in honor of Sandino | Feb 20, 2007

At the 73rd anniversary of the assassination of the national hero Augusto C. Sandino (1895 – 1934), the General Archive of the Nation presents from 21st until 28th of February in the National Palace of Culture an interesting exposition of manuscripts, pictures, bibliographies and other documents related to this historical Nicaraguan character.

The exposition includes 42 historical original documents, pictures of the hero or related to him, printed documents and the bibliographic example “Retrospection from birth, life and dead of Sandino(1895-1934)”. Some of the interesting details of the exposition are the birth certification, pictures of his parents and the flag of his army.

Sandino, with a small army full of nationalists and idealists, initiated a disparate war against the North American troops who controlled the political and economical life during the first decades of the XX century. Sandino defended the national sovereignty and although he had less men and weapons he was never defeated. Though he was betrayed and murdered the 21st of February in 1934.

The exposition is at the gallery Rodrigo Peñalba del Palacio Nacional de Cultura from the 21st until the 28th of February, opened from Monday until Friday from 8 am until 5 pm, Saturdays and Sundays it is opened from 9 am until 4 pm. Entrance is free.