November 17, 2016
More than 200,000 signatures in favor of tougher penalties for dog fighters in Mexico submitted to Justice Commission
At a press conference, HSI/Mexico Executive Director Antón Aguilar and Federal Congresswoman Verónica Delgadillo called on the Chairman of the Justice Commission to pass an opinion on two bills for amendments to the Federal Penal Code that would impose penalties on anyone who organizes or participates in dog fights.
October 28, 2016
Humane Society International praised Mexico City’s Legislature for unanimously passing a reform to Mexico City’s Animal Protection Bill to create the Animal Protection Institute of Mexico City.
October 26, 2016
HSI applauded Sushi Itto, the leading Asian cuisine restaurant company in Mexico, for committing, through its supplier Nova Foods, to switching to an exclusively cage-free egg and gestation crate-free pork supply chain by 2022.
October 13, 2016
Arcos Dorados, the largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced plans to switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025—a move that will spare millions of animals each year from life inside cramped cages.
October 12, 2016
HSI has sent a veterinary team to Haiti this week to offer emergency animal rescue and treatment following the devastation left by Hurricane Matthew. The team is bringing emergency veterinary medicines, vaccinations and other supplies to provide direct assistance to animals in need and reinforcement to local animal welfare groups on the ground.
September 28, 2016
Burger King restaurant chain announces timeline to transition to cage-free egg and gestation crate-free pork supply chain in Latin America
HSI applauds Burger King - via its parent company Restaurant Brands International - for committing to switch to exclusively cage-free eggs and gestation crate-free pork for its entire supply chain in Latin America by 2025.
September 20, 2016
CMR and Humane Society International form alliance to improve animal welfare in restaurant group’s supply chain
Mexican restaurant operator CMR announced today that it will improve animal welfare standards in its supply chain in Mexico, starting with a transition to a cage-free egg supply chain.
September 13, 2016
Public officials and civil society representatives received training and technical assistance for the implementation of the new Law for the Protection and Wellbeing of Companion Animals in El Salvador. Humane Society International is organizing the workshop that will feature the organization’s experts, along with local Salvadorian authorities and representatives from Costa Rica, where a similar law has been recently implemented.
September 5, 2016
HSI organized a forum with Mexico City legislators and officials, along with scholars and local organizations, to discuss the importance of including language to protect animals in the city's new constitution.
August 29, 2016
Alsea, the largest restaurant operator in Latin America, announced it will switch to a 100 percent cage-free eggs throughout its entire supply chain in Mexico, Latin America and Spain by 2025. This announcement comes after many years of working with Humane Society International.