National Geographic : 1944 Aug
A Land of Lakes and Volcanoes 179 A President Helps a Queen Cut Herself a Slice of Cake Each year, at a colorful ceremony in Managua, a Queen of the Military Academy is selected. General Anastasio Somoza, President of Nicaragua, said he did not mind how long the photographer took to make this picture! Sefiora de Somoza smiles at right; the outgoing queen stands at far left. Just a Song at Twilight-Nicaraguan Style In the cool of the evening Managuans place chairs in front of their homes and sit and chat on the sidewalks.