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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who for years has had tense relations with neighboring Colombia, has warned of worse ties and even possible military hostilities if Bogota's ex-defense chief Juan Manuel Santos wins the presidency.
A victory by Santos in the May 30 presidential election "could lead to war" in the region, said Chavez on his "Hello Mr. President" weekly television and radio broadcast.
The firebrand leftist leader also demanded that the conservative candidate, a close political ally of current president Alvaro Uribe, issue an apology for a Colombian military attack dur
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Now with news that Iran has more and more ``shock troops`` in Venezuela, China and Russia making deal with Venezuela and Colombia being supported by the US, this could be a new ``cold war 2 proxy war``...
Originally posted by sdcigarpig
and will the US back Columbia or will the current Adminstration leave an ally to hang out to dry?