Cuba parade pushes same-sex marriage

Daughter of President Raul Castro oversees symbolic mass wedding for gay couples during parade in the capital Havana.

    The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro has overseen a symbolic mass wedding for gay couples during the annual pride parade in the capital, Havana.

    Same sex marriages are illegal in the mostly Catholic country.

    The ceremony comes a day before Castro's visit to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis.

    Al Jazeera's Latin America Editor Lucia Newman reports from the Cuban capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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