first_img Facebook Comments Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega flashes the V-sign during the commemoration of the 39th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution at “La Fe” square in Managua on July 19, 2018.Thursday marked the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution’s victory that first brought him to power; celebrations took place after Ortega intensified a deadly crackdown on protesters demanding he step down, and as Costa Rica opened shelters for Nicaraguans fleeing the violence in their country.Read more tomorrow on Costa Rica’s response to the Nicaraguan crisis as the situation worsens. Related posts:Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau Nicaraguan resistance group speaks out, refutes Nicaragua pointing finger at Costa Rica for attacks U.S. Congress looks to condition loans to Nicaragua on political changeslast_img read more