March 21, 2016
HSI/Mexico worked with local authorities and advocates to secure the permanent cancellation of Kots Kaal Pato, an annual Yucatan ritual of stringing up small animals like piñatas and beating them to death or cutting off their heads.
March 4, 2016
City officials in Mexico City, San Miguel Allende and Aguascalientes received training, technical assistance and donated animal handling equipment as part of an anti-animal abuse program. Each city signed an agreement with Humane Society International, which is providing the services this month.
February 1, 2016
HSI has called on the Governor of Veracruz and the Mayor of Tlacotalpan to put an end to the “Embalse de Toros,” a cruel event where Cebu bulls are beaten and drowned.
December 29, 2015
Subway announced that it would eliminate eggs produced from hens confined in battery cages from its North America supply chain by 2025.
December 3, 2015
HSI welcomed the announcement from Grupo Bimbo, the leading Mexican and global baking company, and owner of brands like Bimbo, Marinela and Tía Rosa, committing to eliminating battery cages from its liquid and shell egg supply chain and only purchasing cage-free eggs in Mexico and globally.
November 16, 2015
Humane Society International, a leading animal welfare organization, signed an agreement with Aguascalientes Municipality in Mexico to set up an anti-animal abuse program. The agreement includes the hiring of a full-time animal protection consultant, training and the donation of animal handling equipment.
November 10, 2015
HSI applauded the Mexican Senate for conducting a forum to discuss ways to contribute to the enactment of comprehensive animal welfare legislation at the federal level.
October 27, 2015
HSI assessed the need for aid to animals after Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico.
October 26, 2015
Dozens of birds, turtles and a dog rescued from an abandoned apartment in Mexico City are now safe and receiving treatment. Humane Society International/Mexico, in coordination with Mexico City’s Environment Attorney’s Office, took part in the rescue that took place in Mexico City.
October 23, 2015
HSI’s Animal Rescue Team is ready to deploy in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Patricia in Mexico.