July 22, 2015
A Costa Rican made the first ruling in favor of animal welfare in Costa Rica after convicting a person for breeding dogs in an illegal breeding facility, or puppy mill.
July 6, 2015
Brazilian Animal Groups & Sao Paulo Deputado Feliciano Filho Unite for an Effective Federal Ban on Animal Testing of Cosmetics
Leading animal protection groups across Brazil wrote an urgent letter to Senator Cristovam Buarque reiterated reiterating their concern that PLC 70/2014 will not ban most cosmetic tests on animals in the country and that the bill must be amended by the Senate.
June 3, 2015
JBS, Brazil’s second largest pork producer and the world’s largest animal protein processing company, announced in its sustainability report plans to phase out the use of gestation crates to confine breeding sows at all company-owned facilities.
June 2, 2015
In the year since its launch, the Déjalas Mover campaign against intensive confinement made great progress.
June 1, 2015
Global Singing Star Leona Lewis Sends Personal Plea to Brazil’s Senate to Ban All Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Leona Lewis wrote a personal plea to the Brazilian Senate in a bid to ban all cruel animal testing of cosmetics in Brazil. A delegation of leading animal protection groups in Brazil, led by Humane Society International’s #BeCrueltyFree Brazil campaign, hand delivered Leona’s heartfelt plea to Senator Cristovam Buarque in Brasilia.
May 21, 2015
HSI helped rescue 64 dogs--eight of them pregnant--from lives of neglect in a Costa Rican puppy mill.
May 11, 2015
Hyatt Group’s Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, adopted a cage-free eggs policy, receiving praise from Humane Society International/Latin America.
April 30, 2015
São Paulo University Piracicaba will serve only meat-free meals in its campus cafeteria one day a week. USP Piracicaba is the first agriculture university in Brazil to adopt a humane eating program.
April 6, 2015
Líder do setor hoteleiro faz transição para ovos livres de gaiolas e carne suína produzida sem o uso de gaiolas de gestação
March 18, 2015
National Congress Applauded for Confirming 16.7 Million Reais Investment in Alternatives to Animal Testing
The National Congress voted to include R$16.7 million in funding for the National Network for Alternative Methods on the 2015 budget, a move applauded by HSI.