South & Central America & The Caribbean

International Meeting to Protect the World's Sharks Convenes in Costa Rica

The second Meeting of Signatories to the Convention on Migratory Species Sharks MOU is taking place in San José, Costa Rica, from 15 to 19 February.

15 February 2016

Cuba drastically reforms fishing laws to protect coral reef, sharks and rays

Reforms will oblige Cuba to work more closely with its US neighbours – in spite of US President Trump’s frosty attitude

26 August 2019

Customs agents seize 10 tonnes of shark fins in Manzanillo

Customs agents in Manzanillo, Colima, have confiscated a large haul of illegal shark fins bound for the Philippines.

27 May 2019