Hundreds marry at mass Valentine’s Day wedding in Nicaragua
16 February 2020 | 7:59 am
More than 400 hundred couples have married at a mass wedding in the capital of Nicaragua. The ceremony was free for those attending and supported by the government. Nicaragua is one of the world's poorest nations.
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