August 18, 2016 – On the outskirts of Nicaragua, a father and his son travel by mule away from the city, Boaco into a residential area mostly comprised of different farms. The United States for International Development reports that the average annual income for most Nicaraguans is $430. Residents often save for months in order to buy a motorcycle, a common form of transportation throughout Nicaragua. Photo by Danny Nieto.
August 18, 2016 – Moises Guillen, a neighboring farmer gathers his thoughts before beginning work on the farm in the rural outskirts of Boaco, Nicaragua. Photo by Danny Nieto.
August 18, 2016 – A man no taller than five-feet works his way uphill in the streets of Boaco, Nicaragua. Since the fall of the Somoza dictatorship in August of 1979, a revolution leaving 43,000 dead, the country has been tasked with rebuilding itself under the new socialist government The Sandanista Liberation Front. Photo by Danny Nieto.
August 19, 2016 – Carolina Sanchez sits atop her father’s shoulders in Managua, Nicaragua listening to president Daniel Ortega speak at the celebration of the 37th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. Photo by Danny Nieto.
August 19, 2016 – A human pyramid forms in Managua, Nicaragua as thousands of citizens gather to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. Moments later, the pyramid collapsed. Photo by Danny Nieto.