April 5, 2012
HSI urged Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to sign Animal Protection Bill 308 into law to criminalize animal cruelty, ban dogfighting and prohibit all forms of bullfighting.
March 29, 2012
In March 2012, HSI and partners conducted a day-long workshop on confiscated wildlife handling in Costa Rica.
March 21, 2012
Humane Society International and Partners Deliver Petition Asking for Farm Animal Welfare Legislation
HSI and our partner organizations presented São Paulo City Councilman Roberto Tripoli with a petition calling for new legislation to protect the welfare of animals used for food in São Paulo.
March 19, 2012
Humane Society International Denounces the “Pamplona y Más” Bull Fiesta Event Scheduled to Take Place in Costa Rica
Humane Society International denounced the proposed bull fiesta event “Pamplona y Más” scheduled to take place in April 2012 in Costa Rica.
February 28, 2012
HSI praised Umami Catering for helping reduce animal suffering by switching all of the eggs it uses to cage-free.
February 17, 2012
After floods hit Bolivia in early 2011, HSI provided funding for animal feed and sent a veterinary team to spay/neuter the companion animals of disaster refugees living at a government campground.
February 6, 2012
In February 2012, HSI and partners conducted a day-long workshop on confiscated wildlife handling in Guatemala.
January 11, 2012
Humane Society International is establishing a new temporary holding facility for the rehabilitation of confiscated wildlife in El Salvador, near the borders of Honduras and Nicaragua.
December 20, 2011
Humane Society International/Latin America and Costa Rican Government Launch Campaign to Combat Dogfighting
Humane Society International is working in conjunction with the Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal and the Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia to launch a campaign against dogfighting in Costa Rica.
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.