President Ortega Calls for Unity of Central America after receiving the torch of independence in Managua. The torch, symbolizing the unity of Central America countries after freedom from Spain, is making its way from Guatemala to Costa Rica.
(Today Nicaragua) Nicaragua’s President, Daniel Ortega, called for the unity of Central America, after receiving the torch of freedom during an emotional cultural event attended by a 600-voice student choir.
‘This is the message this tour has left us and the most important thing is that the youth of the region have brought this message, of the need for Central American union,’ Ortega said in reference to the torch.
The regional symbol entered the country on Saturday, September 10th, from Honduras and will be delivered to Costa Rica on Tuesday.