Thursday, June 17

Memories of a long life in Nicaragua

Born in 1910, Francisca Martinez Avilez has lived through many of the momentous events that took place in Nicaragua during the past century. As she says: 'I never left my house but history has always seemed to find me.' Despite the personal tragedies that took place along the way, she remains optimistic. In her own words she relates the major events of her lifetime.  Read more