The daughter of the President of Cuba, Mariela Castro, announced the civil unions for gay and lesbian couples would be in 2012 program.
According to her, the cuban Parliament will discuss in the year the legalization of the civil unions between same-sex people because the cuban authorities want to end discriminations. This is not however marriage but civil unions.
Moreover, she also wants a law in order to protect all the population against discrimination be adopted by the Communist Party of Cuba during the conference of the party which will take place on January 28th. That would allow this project of law to be then studied by the Parliament which will meet in July and in December.