Costa Rica first in Central America to legalize same-sex marriageChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 26, 2020
Costa Rica became the first Central American country to legalize gay marriage Tuesday despite a strong Catholic presence.
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President Carlos Alvarado Queseda hailed the ruling, saying "today we celebrate freedom, equality and democratic institutions."
Conservative opposition leader Fabricio Alvarodo, who lost an election bid in 2018, said "God is still God" on Twitter and protested the landmark Supreme Court ruling. ■