The World's Carol Hills reports that Guatemala has just revised its adoption laws. The Central American country is second only to China as a source of babies for American families seeking to adopt. But the legal changes will likely reduce the number of foreign adoptions in Guatemala.
Guatemala’s new government could bring stability to the country following a turbulent administration riddled with corruption, but analysts see little hope for substantive change in the return of military and private sector elites to power.
While public health and medical workers worldwide agree on the urgency of the pandemic, human rights observers say they are becoming increasingly concerned with how some political leaders in Central America may use their emergency powers.