Mexico Considering Link Legislation

Escrito por NLC. Publicado en News in English.

 Dr. Núria Querol (center) at a recent Latin American Link presentationNúria Querol i Viñas, M.D., founder of Spain’s national Link coalition GEVHA (Grupo para el Estudio de la Violencia hacia Humanos y Animales), has been a frequent speaker at Latin and Central American eventsto raise awareness of The Link and to institute Link programs in Spanish-speaking countries. In 2011 she was invited to speak to the Mexican government and at a National Conference on Animal Protection in Mexico.

 As a result of those initial overtures, Mexico has voted recently to consider animal abuse as a felony crime. Dr. Querol has been invited back to Mexico this month for a series of conferences about animal abuse and interpersonal violence in Mexico City, Zacatecas and Cancún.