Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez talked again about the critical situation of Libyan strongman Muammar al-Gaddafi. On Thursday night, he requested the international community to avoid bloodshed between “brothers” in Tripoli, the last stronghold controlled by Gaddafi’s regime
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez talked once again about the crisis in Libya. He said that the North African country is divided. He compared the situation with events allegedly occurred in Bolivia and Venezuela.
"We must prevent that the war policy imposes (…) We have to talk to them, with the opposition. We do not know who they are, but someone must take responsibility because half of the country has been taken" by rebels, the Venezuelan President said. He endorsed the idea of sending a commission to find a peaceful resolution to the uprising.
The Venezuelan Head of State requested the international community to avoid bloodshed between "brothers" in Tripoli, the last stronghold controlled by Gaddafi's regime.
Chávez said that the United States was preparing a raid on Libya to seize control of its oil reserves. He said that an invasion would be a "catastrophe."
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.