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Socialismo Si, Homophobia No! - Caribbean IRN Update May 2015

While the USA sent their LGBT Envoys to Jamaica and then apologized  for the miscommunication  , Cuba had symbolic same sex weddings blessed by priests from the USA  during their IDAHOT celebrations. BBC News Photo   Please check the article to see the news video clip! Cuba's used   IDAHOT 2015 to  raise awareness about Labour and Marriage rights. The call   for Socalismo si, Homophobia No! was made by Mariella Castro at one of the events hosted during May 2015. (One  Havana Times blogger  noted that the Ireland marriage equality vote was not reported in Cuba despite the calls for marriage equality in Cuba. ) In Guyana, Stabroek News editorialised on  Ireland;s vote on  Marriage Equality.   President David Granger affirmed that he will not allow "religious impositions" against LGBT persons  in his administration. The Guyana Trans United expressed their concerns about the decision of a magistrate concerning an incident around the murders of Jason (Jada)