Nicaragua revolution: Divisions continue after 40 years

President and former rebel, Daniel Ortega, called for a divided nation to come together, but people are sceptical.

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    Nicaragua is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the triumph of the revolution that toppled dictator Anastasio Somoza.

    In the capital Managua, supporters of the governing Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) filled the main square to celebrate the anniversary.

    But for many Nicaraguans, the FSLN and President Daniel Ortega have betrayed the ideals of the revolution they fought in.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports.


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