The fsln begins its ﬁnal offensive against Anastasio Somoza
The fsln convenes a general revolutionary strike and business
The Government Junta for National Reconstruction (jgrn) is
announced. It includes Violeta Chamorro, Moisés Hassan, Daniel
Ortega, Sergio Ramírez, and Alfonso Robelo.
Somoza resigns as president of the Republic and flees to the
The fsln’s guerrilla troops enter Managua in triumph and occupy
The Government Junta arrives in Managua from León. The Funda-
mental Statute of the Republic repeals the Constitution, disbands
the National Guard and intelligence organizations, and deﬁnes the
powers of the state. With the promulgation of Decree 3, all the
wealth belonging to the Somoza family is conﬁscated.
The Law of National Emergency is declared.
The Sandinista Workers’ Federation (cst) is organized. The ﬁnan-
cial system is nationalized.
International commerce is nationalized.
Decree 3 is broadened to include Somoza family members, as well
as civilian and military supporters.