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'Love Will Prevail': Costa Rica's Same-sex Couples Can Marry in 2020

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have the right to get married by mid-2020, the nation's constitutional court has ruled, a first for socially conservative Central America. In a majority decision made public on Thursday, the court backed the opinion of the San Jose-based Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which said in January that countries in the region should legalize same-sex unions. Legalizing gay marriage was a major campaign promise by President Carlos Alvarado Quesada,...

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