3rd June 2015
Costa Rica judge grants same-sex common law marriage
4:13 PM — A Costa Rican judge has granted the first same-sex common law marriage in central America.
23rd May 2014
Costa Rica to extend social security benefits to same-sex couples 1
7:07 PM — The social security system in Costa Rica will be extended to offer medical benefits to same-sex couples.
18th May 2014
Costa Rica: President flies pride flag to mark IDAHOT 3
12:31 PM — Costa Rica's president has flown a pride flag above his residence, to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
26th December 2013
Feature: The most important international stories of 2013 3
10:40 AM — Having brought you the most important UK and US stories of 2013, it is only natural to follow with the most important international stories of the year too.
4th July 2013
Costa Rica accidentally approves same-sex unions 9
12:20 PM — Costa Rican lawmakers passed a bill on Monday that may have accidentally approved same-sex unions.
14th June 2012
Costa Rica: Human rights commission head ‘believes sexual orientation can be changed’ 79
5:37 PM — The leader of Costa Rica's Commission on Human Rights has reportedly described homosexuality as a sin and said sexual orientation can be changed.
11th May 2012
Costa Rica: Vice Presidents endorse equal rights for gay couples 4
10:58 PM — The vice presidents of Costa Rica, Alfio Piva and Luis Liberman have said, in an interview with Amelia Rueda, that gay couples deserve the same rights as heterosexuals, though they stopped short of endorsing equal marriage.