In the aftermath of the coup d'etat in Honduras by a general who was trained by the United States government at the infamous School of the Americas, things remain extremely tense.
The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, declared the following:
Chávez, on state television, said that if troops entered the Venezuelan Embassy, "that military junta would be entering a defacto state of war. We would have to act militarily...."
"We will bring them down, we will bring them down, I tell you," he said, while hundreds of red-shirted Chávez supporters gathered outside Venezuela's presidential palace.
Military action by Venezuela and other countries, to restore the constitutional President of Honduras, is a strong possibility.