Supporters of ousted President Zelaya blocked streets Wednesday, vowing to protest until he is reinstated.
The UN General Assembly condemned the coup Tuesday, but analysts say any peaceful resolution to the crisis would need to give a hearing to all sides.
Interim President Roberto Micheletti vows to have ousted President Manuel Zelaya arrested if he returns Thursday. Hondurans are concerned about foreign intervention.
The US condemned the coup but finds itself defending a president allied with leftist critics such as UN General Assembly president d'Escoto and Venezuela's Chávez.
Leftists are urging Hondurans rise up against the coup leaders while conservatives denounce Sunday's ouster of President Zelaya.
The coup happened apparently against US wishes, showing the erosion of America’s influence in a region it once controlled.
Hugo Chavez, Daniel Ortega, and other leaders met in Nicaragua Sunday night to offer a response to the ouster of President Manuel Zelaya.
Venezuela's populist leader Hugo Chávez has put his armed forces on alert in response to Sunday's ouster of leftist President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras. 'We will bring them down,' Mr. Chávez said of the new military junta.