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Cuba set to approve same-sex marriage
2018-08-08

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Cuba looks to become the latest country in Latin America to approve same-sex marriage, after the National Assembly, on Aug. 5, unanimously approved a new constitution that defines marriage as "the consensual union of two people, regardless of gender," The Guardian reported.

The new constitution, known as the Magna Carta, will be put to a referendum later this year.

The document will replace the current constitution's definition of marriage as the "voluntary union between a man and woman." The new constitution does not explicitly address the question of whether same0sex couples can adopt children; however, experts say this will now likely be possible.

The Guardian article is at www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/23/cubas-new-constitution-paves-way-for-same-sex-marriage .


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