The Venezuela president Hugo Chavez expressed in his twitter his support to Muammar Gadhafi, by saying that the Libyan leader faces a civil war. With this comment he joined the Cuban leader Fidel Castro and the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega as the only voices in favor of Gaddafi.
Meanwhile 12 countries of Latin America condemned the violent suppression that the Libyan leader, Muammar al Gaddafi, used to respond to the demonstrations of civilians that demand his resignation. However, Ecuador opted to maintain diplomatic prudence.
Countries such as, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, have accused and condemned the actions of Gaddafi.