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Americas No more 'return to sender?' Latin American countries move to standardize addresses.

Some Latin American nations rely on landmarks or building nicknames for mail delivery, which can take an economic toll.

By Miriam WellsCorrespondent / July 16, 2013

"Opposite the church, 500 meters north of the cedar tree, the blue house with a wooden porch." In many parts of Latin America, these are not just the directions you might be given by a friendly local, but an actual postal address.