Cuban Libertarians Protest State Sending Troops to Venezuela

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After inaugurating a second headquarters in the Camaguey province and having their officers arrested and released, the Libertarian Party of Cuba is back to business.

Members of the Havana party took to the streets to protest the Communist government sending troops to Venezuela to assist them in fighting the democratic uprising. The state has denied sending troops to the Socialist government, but photos and reports from the Cuban Libertarians have squashed these lies.



This is not the first time the two governments have assisted each other, as the Cuban government sent troops to train Venezuela’s military and assist with communication technology for their security forces in 2010.

The Partido Libertario Cubano – Jose Marti will also be protesting for the release of Ubaldo Herrera Hernandez and Manuel Velazquez Visea, two members of the Instituto Mises Cubano (now Instituto Mises-Mambi) who were arrested for refusing to show ID to the state police.

Ubaldo and Manuel’s trial will be held this morning and the Havana Libertarians plan on attending the trial to “demand justice and freedom.” The party expects all members to be arrested.

The Libertarian Vindicator will provide updates on this story as it unfolds.

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Author: Luke Henderson

Since joining the Libertarian Party in 2016 (after discovering Gary Johnson as a disaffected Bernie Sanders supporter), Luke Henderson has been active in the liberty movement through journalism, and political activism. At the beginning of 2017, Luke had his first piece of writing published by Being Libertarian and quickly became a contributor to the libertarian news site, The Libertarian Vindicator. Through the Vindicator, Luke discovered his passion for addressing critics of the philosophy and bringing together different factions of liberty lovers which compelled him to become an editor for The Libertarian Coalition, a forum dedicated to an open-minded discussion of libertarian ideas from all walks. After many guest contributions to Being Libertarian, Luke was asked to join the website as a contributor, where he writes his column Scoring For Liberty, which discusses sports, politics, and economics from a libertarian lens, and his Educator series that seeks to strengthen libertarian’s understanding of educational techniques and policy to better arguments against public education. Luke is one of the District 1 Executive Committeemen for the Missouri Libertarian party, and the founder of the Missouri Chapter of the Libertarian Positivity Caucus. Outside of politics, Luke is a paraprofessional for the Special School District of St. Louis, a musician, composer, and a loving husband and father.

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