Ghosts of Revolution: Managua (Drive Day 70 minus 14 years)

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It’s been more than 30 years since the earthquake that devastated the capital. My family camped among its ruins in 1973 and the shocking thing is it doesn’t appear to have recovered all that much. That’s what happens when rebuilding gets usurped by revolutions and counterrevolutions.

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Managua: photo by Gary Geboy

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