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Central American LGBTI migrants find refuge in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has adhered to the conventions that ensure respect for refugees and LGBTI people

Picture of the Day: Midnight wedding welcomes age of marriage equality in Costa Rica

Moments after Costa Rica recognized marriage equality, Daritza Araya Arguedas, 24, and Alexandra Quirós Castillo, 29, became the first same-sex couple to marry in the Central American country. 

‘Costa Rica recognizes the rights you always deserved’: President Alvarado’s message on marriage equality

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado, who supported same-sex marriage during his candidacy and marched during the 2019 pride parade in San José, shared a lengthy message of support for marriage equality.

Costa Rica becomes first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage

Costa Rica has become the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage.

Costa Rica hours away from legalizing same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will be able to marry as of May 26, when a judicial provision that authorizes these marriages will enter into force. 
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El Salvador Transfers 2,000 Gang Members to Mega-Prison Cecot

El Salvador transfers 2,000 alleged imprisoned gang members to mega-prison. More than 2,000 gang members who were imprisoned in different prisons across the country...

FECOP Promotes the Blue Economy with the Women’s Nautical School in Costa Rica

Thanks to the work of the Matchmaking initiative carried out in the context of the High-Level Event "Immersed in Change," led by Ambassador Gina...

Costa Rica Depaves to Make Way for Green Spaces

Costa Rica's Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia seeks to reduce the paved areas to make room for trees, thereby creating a more natural...