New & Noteworthy:

Central America

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 212

Costa Rica government plans legislation to allow same-sex civil unions

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Costa-Rica
Costa Rica will put forth a plan this week to allow civil unions between same-sex couples in the Central American nation. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

IDAHOT celebrated around the world: Images from Honduras

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Honduras-IDAHOT
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Members of the sexual diversity and LGBT community of Honduras participated in a march in Tegucigalpa on May 16, on the eve of the celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia , the largest anti-discrimination solidarity action in the world with activities taking place in [...]

Filed under: , , ,

IDAHOT celebrated around the world: Images from El Salvador

Sunday, May 18, 2014
El-Salvador-IDAHOT
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- Members of El Salvador's LGBT community on Saturday celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia, the largest anti-discrimination solidarity action in the world with activities taking place in 120 countries. [...]

Filed under: , , , ,

Costa Rica president raises pride flag in observance of IDAHOT

Friday, May 16, 2014
Tico Times
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Costa Rica's new president has raised a gay pride flag next to the country's flag at the presidential residence as part of an anti-discrimination observance. [...]

Filed under: , , , , , ,

El Salvador parliament rejects constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Sunday, February 9, 2014
El-Salvador
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The Salvadoran Parliament has again failed in its attempt to approve a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Gay man stabbed to death in Belize, family says it’s a ‘hate crime’

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Joseph Jatnel Sanchez
BELIZE CITY, Belize -- A gay man was stabbed to death and dumped on the side of a street in Belize City early Sunday morning, and family members are calling it a "hate crime." [...]

Filed under: , , ,

Mother says gay son tortured, killed in Honduran prison after illegal deportation

Friday, December 13, 2013
nelson-avila-lopez-cropped
LOS ANGELES -- The United States illegally deported a gay asylum-seeker to months of torture and death in a Honduran prison, his mother claims in court. [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Costa Rica family court shuts down same-sex marriage loop hole

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Lorenzo Serrano and Alberto Gonzalez
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A family court in Costa Rico has rejected a request by a same-sex couple to register their relationship as a marriage, effectively shutting down a loophole created when lawmakers voted to amend a law that mistakenly removed language defining marriage as a union only between [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Costa Rica president signs bill that ‘mistakenly’ approves gay civil unions

Friday, July 5, 2013
Laura Chinchilla
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Conservative Costa Rican lawmakers are getting a lesson in the importance of reading the fine print. [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Costa Rica lawmakers mistakenly vote to legalize same-sex unions

Thursday, July 4, 2013
costa-rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Lawmakers in Costa Rica have accidentally voted to amend a law that could legalize same-sex civil unions in the Central American country. [...]

Filed under: , , , , ,

Page 1 of 212