Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is considering allowing his
government to shoot down foreign planes suspected of drug trafficking.
Chavez said Thursday he is considering the possibility of bringing down
aircraft from neighboring Colombia or the United States.
comments come three days after the U.S named Venezuela as one of three
countries that fails to meet international obligations to fight the
President Chavez says his country is doing
everything it can to combat drugs and called the United States the
number one country responsible for drug production and trafficking.
Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.