Representatives of the People of Nicaragua, united in the Constituent National Assembly,
The struggles of our indigenous ancestors;
The spirit of Central American unity and the combative tradition of our people who, inspired by the example of General JOSE DOLORES ESTRADA, ANDRES CASTRO and EMMANUEL MONGALO, destroyed the dominion of the foreign adventurers and defeated the North-American intervention in the National War;
The protagonist of the cultural independence of the Nation, the Universal Poet RUBEN DARIO;
The anti-interventionist actions of BENJAMIN ZELEDON;
The General of Free People, AUGUSTO C. SANDINO, Father of the Popular and Anti- imperialist Revolution;
The heroic action of RIGOBERTO LOPEZ PEREZ, initiator of the beginning of the end of the dictatorship;
The example of CARLOS FONSECA, the greatest perpetuator of Sandino’s legacy, founder of the Sandinista National Liberation Front and Leader of the Revolution;
The martyr of public liberties, Doctor PEDRO JOAQUIN CHAMORRO CARDENAL;
The Cardinal of Peace and Reconciliation, Cardinal MIGUEL OBAND Y BRAVO;
The generations of Heroes and Martyrs who forged and carried forward the liberation struggle for national independence.
IN THE NAME OF
The Nicaraguan people, all democratic, patriotic and revolutionary parties and organizations of Nicaragua, its men and women, its workers and peasants, its glorious youth, its heroic mothers, those Christians who inspired by their belief in God have joined and committed themselves to the struggle for the liberation of the oppressed, its patriotic intellectuals, and all those who through their productive work contribute to the defense of the Homeland;
Those who offer their lives in fighting against imperialist aggression to guarantee happiness for new generations.
The institutionalization of the achievements of the Revolution and the establishment of a new society that eliminates all forms of exploitation and achieves economic, political and social equality among Nicaraguans and absolute respect for human rights.
FOR THE HOMELAND, FOR THE REVOLUTION, FOR THE UNITY OF THE NATION AND FOR PEACE.
WE PROMULGATE THE FOLLOWING POLITICAL CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA