Leon has always been the liberal capital of Nicaragua, exuding an attractive revolutionary swagger.
To this day, it boasts an enormous collection of pro-Sandinistas graffiti art proudly referring to the time when, in the 1970s, the city acted as the bastion of anti-Somoza insurgency.
Forty years on, these omnipresent images highlight and replicate the 1979 revolution when the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) took control of Leon, before Samoza re-took the city by unforgivably bombing his own people. ….
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