December 15, 2011
HSI is working with Brazilian authorities and companies in the cosmetics and other sectors to gain acceptance and use of proven non-animal methods and testing strategies and to update regulatory testing requirements to replace or reduce animal testing to the greatest possible extent.
November 23, 2011
Guilherme Carvalho, manager of HSI’s campaign against factory farming in Brazil, joined HSI’s delegation to COP17.
October 27, 2011
In October 2011, HSI and partners planned a day-long training workshop on confiscated wildlife handling in Honduras.
October 26, 2011
HSI traveled to Cali, the third largest city in Colombia, in support of suffering working horses.
October 25, 2011
HSI accompanied Fundacion Amigos del Planeta in Bogota to check on the welfare of working horses in low-income neighborhoods.
October 13, 2011
HSI launched a public petition urging legislators to consider measures to address some of the most inhumane practices in industrial animal agriculture, and greatly reduce the suffering of animals raised for food in Brazil.
October 7, 2011
Latin American Wildlife Rescue Centers Emerge as Regional Leaders in the Fight to Save Native Species
With the launch of the Latin American Wildlife Rescue Center Network (CREASLA), HSI has established a forum for its Latin American partners to share their experiences and expertise in their fight against the illegal wildlife trade.
October 4, 2011
Schoolchildren in Costa Rica viewed the movie "Rio" during an educational event on the importance of wildlife protection and stopping the illegal wildlife trade.
September 26, 2011
HSI applauded Nascente, Um Gosto de Sol and Restaurante Formoso of Belo Horizonte for switching to cage-free eggs.
September 16, 2011
HSI Latin America works closely with farmers across the region to improve their capacities and support their initiatives on farm animal welfare.