* Guatemala: A judge ordered that a U.S. couple return their adopted daughter after the court found that the girl was kidnapped from her Guatemalan birth mother.
* Mexico: According to newly released data fewer migrants are entering Mexico but there has been a sharper decline in migrants leaving the country.
* Cuba: A U.S. travel firm that secured a license for “people-to-people exchanges” in Cuba abruptly suspended its planned trips to the island.
* Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos pledged to modify the military in order to better combat a weakened but still combative FARC rebel army.
Image – AP via Time (“Seven Guatemalan children sit in bouncing chairs at the Casa Quivira children's home in Antigua, 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Guatemala City Tuesday Aug. 14, 2007.”)
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