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President Signs Decrees To Guarantee The Rights of LGTBI People in Costa Rica

Costa Rica will close 2018 with greater advances in the recognition of the rights of LGTBI people. In addition to the decision of the Constitutional Cout that gave way to equal marriage within 18 months (May 26, 2020), this Friday President Carlos Alvarado signed four...

18-Month Countdown To Same-Sex Marriage Begins This Month

The 18-month countdown that the Constitutional Court gave legislators to regulate same-sex marriages begins this month, with the delivery on Wednesday of the judgment issued in August and its imminent publication in the Judicial Bulletin. The Press Office of the Poder Judicial (Judiciary) informed that...

Bishop denounces discrimination against Episcopal Conference for his rejection of equal marriage

The bishop of Ciudad Quesada, Monsignor José Manuel Garita, denounced on Tuesday a supposed discrimination of sectors of opinion against the position of the Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica before the recent ruling of the Constitutional Court which would legalize in 18 months the...

Costa Rica Joins Global Push to Recognize Legal Gender Self-Identification

(Human Rights Watch) In June, Costa Rica’s president signed a directive and decree ordering government agencies that issue official documents to recognize gender identity based on self-declaration. The move follows an Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) advisory opinion issued in January, which asserted that countries...

Constitutional Court Orders Congress To Legislate Same-Sex Marriage in Costa Rica Within 18 Months

The Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Legislative Assembly (Congress) to legislate same-sex marriage in Costa Rica within a maximum period of 18 months, otherwise, it will be effective almost immediately. After an intense day, the session beginning Wednesday morning, the magistrates of...

Inter-American Court Ruling Will Spread Marriage Equality Around Latin America

An international court has ruled that 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries must enact marriage equality. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, based in San Jose, Costa Rica, ruled Tuesday that all its signatory countries must grant same-sex couples the same rights as opposite-sex ones,...

Costa Rica Notaries Cannot Marry Same-Sex Couples

Despite a resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that guarantees same-sex marriages in Costa Rica, the first gay couple to have tied the knot tomorrow will have to wait. This morning (Friday), the Consejo Superior de Notariado de Costa Rica (Superior Notarial Council...

Same-sex Marriage Conference To Take Place in Costa Rica

Activists from across the Western Hemisphere will gather in Costa Rica this week for the first of its kind conference, the Civil Marriage Equality Congress, that will focus on marriage rights for same-sex couples in Latin America. The I Congreso de Matrimonio Civil Igulalito is scheduled...

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