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December 1, 2016
HSI has criticized the listing of the cruel Mexican equestrian practice “charrería”, a practice that consists of tailing, roping and riding horses and bulls, on the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
November 28, 2016
Seeking to sustain the Supreme Federal Court decision that vaquejadas, a type of bullfighting event prevalent in Northeastern Brazil, are unconstitutional, HSI is urging Brazilian President Michel Temer to veto a bill that would protect this violent, cruel event as a cultural heritage.
November 24, 2016
The restaurant chain 100% Natural announced that it will transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain in Mexico. 100% Natural will work together with Humane Society International to achieve this goal by 2020.
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.