HLI Campaign Aids in Huge El Salvador Victory

El Salvador Stands Firm on Abortion Ban Despite an intense push by pro-abortion forces for months, urging weakening of the El  Salvador abortion ban, the legislature adjourned April 27th without caving in to anti-life voices. Two bills which could have been under discussion were not even presented. A new, conservative, Salvadoran assembly takes office May 1st and . . . Read more

There you go – It’s El Salvador All Over Again

HLI Says No to Salvadoran Abortion Human Life International (HLI) was thrice attacked in 2017 for supporting pro-life laws in El Salvador, twice earlier in the year by The Guardian and once in December by The Huffington Post. Because of its defense of human life and mothers and rejection of Salvadoran abortion, a rag-tag list of false . . . Read more

Battling Abortion in Bolivia

Covert Attempt to Legalize Abortion Abortion has long been illegal in Bolivia except in cases of rape, incest and the mother’s “health.” But on the United Nation’s so-called International “Safe” Abortion Day, September 28, 2017,  the Chamber of Deputies covertly decriminalized abortion.  The bill alters Bolivia’s Penal Code, with Key Article 153 changed to favor abortion. . . . Read more

Venezuela Embraces Life

“I have come that may all have life” (John 10:10) As we approach autumn, it is good to harken back to the springtime. Then Human Life International’s Hispanic section, Vida Humana Internacional (VHI), was instrumental in starting a pilot program. The aim was to train 250 volunteers from seventeen parishes across the Diocese of Maturin, in . . . Read more

Chilean High Court Chooses Abortion

Human Life International regrets the legalization of abortion in Chile. In the decision 6-4, the High Court had to adjudicate the law passed by pro-abortionists, because the Chilean Constitution guaranteed the life of the Unborn. Now abortions may be done on young girls as young as 14, due to the measure sponsored by Chilean President . . . Read more

HLI Impacts Hundreds Across Latin America with the Gospel of Life

Every year Human Life International (HLI) impacts hundreds in Latin America alone with its pro-life training courses. This schooling, aimed at priests, seminarians and laity, will graduate over five hundred alone this year from the Dioceses of SonSon Rionegro in Antioquia, Colombia and of Maturin, Monagas, Venezuela.  At the present time, an additional seventeen seminarians . . . Read more

A Judicial Assault in Belize

Guest author: Judy Vazquez   As the lone English-speaking nation in Central America, Belize, in a certain way, stands apart, and is often associated more closely with its Caribbean neighbors. Collectively, the Caribbean nations tend to have strong social values that defend life, marriage and family. Yet Belize’s cultural setting may be why it was . . . Read more

Pro-Lifers are Pro-Woman

Abortion is often called the “pro-woman” choice. Pro-lifers find themselves accused of both “denying” women the right to choose and of being strictly pro-birth, not caring about what happens to the mother or child after birth. One of the many problems with these charges is the widely supported work of crisis pregnancy centers around the . . . Read more

Uruguayan Pro-Lifers Call for “Decriminalization of Motherhood”

In late October, Pro-life leaders in Uruguay launched hundreds of balloons in a clear signal to the nation’s political leadership that motherhood is a gift to be cherished and protected, not marginalized and attacked. Under the slogan “Let’s decriminalize motherhood”, several Uruguayan pro-life groups met to begin a national dialogue on the results of the . . . Read more