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In Guatemala, about 40 prisoners are holding seven guards and a nurse hostage at a maximum facility prison, demanding better food and visitation rights. The government said 300 police and military have been deployed outside the facility. In Argentina, a 24-hour nationwide strike led by trade unions has brought Buenos Aires to a standstill. The strike by bus drivers, train conductors and airline workers follows a huge protest against inflation and policies by President Cristina Fernandez. The Colombian government is outraged after a UN court ruling that increases Nicaragua’s sea territory. Despite being awarded a group of disputed isles, Colombian officials worry that Nicaragua may have access to underwater gas and oil deposits. And Brazilian goalkeeper Bruno Souza, who played for the popular Flamengo club, faces trail for the kidnapping and murder of his ex-girlfriend. Police say he ordered a friend to murder his ex-girlfriend.