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Jan 10 th, 2018
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Inter-American Court endorses same-sex marriage; Costa Rica reacts

2016 pride parade San José, Costa Rica

Gay rights activists and supporters of marriage equality celebrated in Costa Rica and throughout Latin America Tuesday night after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that all of its signatory countries must allow same-sex marriage.

The court’s verdict is binding for most Latin American states – some of which still hold traditionalist views opposing such unions. Costa Rica’s legislation does not currently permit same-sex marriage, although there is recognition of economic and property rights for same-sex couples.

The decision, published Tuesday, was in response

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