Nicaragua celebrates its greatest poet, Ruben Dario

Americas Now

It’s been a century since the death of renowned Nicaraguan poet Ruben Dario. The father of the literary movement called Modernism was immortalized through verses and poems that have become part of the heritage of the Spanish language. Americas Now filed this report from Leon, the hometown of Ruben Dario, where locals honored their country’s greatest poet with intricate carpet paintings made out of sawdust.

Nicaragua celebrates its greatest poet, Ruben Dario

Nicaragua celebrates its greatest poet, Ruben Dario

Americas Now filed this report from Leon, the hometown of Ruben Dario, where locals honored their country’s greatest poet with intricate carpet paintings made out of sawdust.