In 1979, Daniel Ortega joined the Marxist guerrilla to seize power in Nicaragua. Today, after many desert crossings, he is back at the head of the country. Since 2006, when he took over the country’s presidency, the economy has stabilized and violence has diminished. But the country remains the second poorest in the region, behind Haiti. Overview of the situation in Managua to see, nearly forty years later, what remains of the promises of the guerrilla Ortega.