2020-05-28: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-05-28). Unprotected Migrants Roam Through Southeastern Mexico. telesurenglish.net Hundreds of Central American migrants are going through situations of poverty and high risk of contracting COVID-19 while wandering the streets of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico. | RELATED: | In this municipality, humanitarian shelters decided to avoid overcrowding and suspended the admission of new guests from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala | This decision left migrants stranded in Tapachula homeless as they hope to…

Ashley Curtin (2020-05-28). Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Costa Rica—first in Central America. nationofchange.org "This change will cause a significant social and cultural transformation of the country."

Peoples Dispatch (2020-05-27). Costa Rica becomes a first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriages. peoplesdispatch.org Costa Rica became the first Central American country to recognize same sex marriage yesterday, on May 26. | In August 2018 the Supreme Court had asked the parliament to amend country's Family Code which bans gay marriages by May 26, 2020 failing which same sex marriage will automatically be legal. The Costa Rician parliament did not vote to amend the law nor did it allow the request of some of its conservative members, including the President of the Legislative Assembly pastor Eduardo Cruickshank, that asked the court to delay it. | President Carlos Alvarado tweeted "Costa Rica officially recognizes equal marriag…