March 27, 2014
Fine Imposed for the First Time in Criminal Case Against Individual Charged with Organizing Dog Fights
HSI applauded the first-ever sanction in Costa Rica of a man charged with acts against animal welfare, specifically for dog fighting.
March 19, 2014
In March 2014, Costa Rican authorities in conjunction with animal protection groups rescued 17 dogs allegedly subjected to a hoarding situation. HSI-Latin America took part in the rescue operation.
March 17, 2014
In an open letter published March 17 2014, 17 high ranking Brazilian and international scientists express their support for a nationwide ban on all cosmetic tests on animals in Brazil.
March 14, 2014
HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free Campaign Presents Brazil Government with Thousands of Petitions Calling for Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban
HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign presented the Brazilian government with thousands of petitions calling for a cosmetics animal testing ban in March 2014.
March 10, 2014
Fernanda Tavares, Giselle Itié & Fiorella Mattheis in Video Appeal to Ban Brazil’s Cruel Cosmetics Animal Testing
In March 2014, supermodel Fernanda Tavares, actress Giselle Itié and Brazilian It-girl Fiorella Mattheis launched a personal video message urging Brazil to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics such as lip stick and shampoo.
February 12, 2014
HSI urges the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, to repeal a new decree authorizing the hunting of dogs in rural areas of the country.
January 24, 2014
HSI welcomed the announcement of Governor Geraldo Alckmin's signing of a bill prohibiting cosmetics testing on animals in the State of São Paulo.
December 18, 2013
Supermodel Fernanda Tavares called for Brazil to ban cruel animal testing for cosmetics in a series of photos for Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free Brazil campaign.
December 9, 2013
In celebration of International Animal Rights Day, Brazil's leading animal protection groups are more determined than ever to achieve a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics.
November 6, 2013
HSI is urging the Constitutional Court of Colombia to respect the decision issued last year by Bogota’s Mayor to ban bullfighting in the city.