Main article: Same-sex marriage in Colombia. Upon the end of the grace period, same-sex marriage automatically becomes established by law in Costa Rica. On 21 Decemberthe Legislative Assembly of Mexico City formerly the Federal District of Mexico City legalized same-sex marriages and adoption by same-sex couples.
Previously, she said, "Marriage equality, I believe we have to make it happen. Same-sex marriages and civil unions are currently not recognized by the state, the illegal insurgent Communist Party of the Philippines performs same-sex marriages in territories under its control since This might in part be because changes in the law The Costa Rican Government asked the Court to give its opinion on whether it had an obligation to extend property rights to same-sex couples, and the Court ruled that it did.
Marriages entered into in these jurisdictions are fully recognized by law throughout Mexico.
In October , Senator Armando Benedetti introduced a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. The law was enacted eight days later and became effective in early March On 11 February , Parliament approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Currently, Article 36 of the Constitution of Cuba defines marriage as "the voluntarily established union between a man and a woman".