Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps us understand what is going on in Latin America. This week, we discuss same-sex marriage in a country where conservatism remains deeply rooted.
- 5Latam countries
- allow same-sex marriages
In his annual address to Congress, Chilean President Sebastián Piñera said it was “about time” the country legalized same-sex marriage. Rolling back on his previous statements on the issue, the conservative politician pledged to make it a priority for the remainder of his term, which ends later this year.
Where else? Argentina, Brazil, Costa...