Category:Latin America

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33 countries are located in Latin America.

[edit] Table: Practices and technologies, international agreements, UN cloning vote

[edit] Key

Practices and technologies

  • PROHIBITED: This practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • regulated: This practice is allowed and regulated by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • permitted: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but is not regulated.
  • allowed: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but social uses are not prohibited.
  • social uses prohibited: Social (or nonmedical) use of this practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • commercial prohibited: Commercial use of this practice is prohibited by national law or policies having the force of law, but non-commercial use is allowed.
  • commercial allowed: Commercial use of this practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • permitted: This practice is allowed by national law or policies having the force of law, but policies concerning compensation are unknown.
  • unrecognized: Surrogacy contracts are explicitly unrecognized by national law or by other mechanism which carries the force of law.
  • no policy: This practice is not addressed by national law or policies having the force of law.
  • ?: It is unknown whether this practice is addressed by national law or policies having the force of law.


Note: The categories defined in the key and used in the table characterize the polices in any given country in a broad manner. Consult the page for each country for more detailed accounts of current policies.
 

International agreements

  • RATIFIED: This country has ratified this measure, and thus agrees to abide by its provisions.
  • signed: This country has signed this measure, indicating an intent to ratify it.
  • blank cell: This country has neither signed nor ratified this measure.


2005 UN Cloning Vote

  • YES: This country voted in favor of the Declaration, indicating support for a ban on both reproductive and research cloning.
  • no: This country voted against the Declaration, indicating support for a ban on reproductive cloning only.
  • abstain: This country took an official position of abstaining from voting on the Declaration.
  • no vote: This country’s delegate was absent at the time of the vote, or otherwise refrained from voting.


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  Population Eggs for assisted reproduction Eggs for research Inheritable genetic modification Preimplantation genetic diagnosis Reproductive cloning Research cloning Sex selection Surrogacy 2005 UN Cloning Vote 2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention
Antigua and Barbuda 82,786 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Argentina 40,301,927 no policy no policy no policy no policy PROHIBITED PROHIBITED no policy unrecognized abstained RATIFIED
Bahamas 330,549 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained RATIFIED
Barbados 279,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? abstained RATIFIED
Belize 314,275 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Bolivia 9,119,152 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Brazil 186,757,608 no policy no policy PROHIBITED no policy PROHIBITED PROHIBITED no policy commercial prohibited no RATIFIED
Chile 16,598,074 no policy ? ? no policy ? ? ? unrecognized YES
Colombia 44,087,000 no policy ? PROHIBITED no policy PROHIBITED PROHIBITED no policy ? abstained
Costa Rica 4,133,884 ? ? PROHIBITED ? PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? no policy YES
Cuba 11,394,043 ? ? ? ? PROHIBITED regulated ? ? no RATIFIED
Dominica 71,727 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no vote
Dominican Republic 9,760,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy YES
Ecuador 13,755,680 no policy ? ? ? PROHIBITED PROHIBITED no policy ? YES RATIFIED
El Salvador 6,600,000 ? ? ? ? PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? ? YES
Grenada 110,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Guatemala 13,000,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Guyana 751,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Haiti 8,706,497 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Honduras 7,483,763 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Jamaica 2,651,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no RATIFIED
Mexico 108,700,891 no policy ? ? no policy PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? PROHIBITED YES RATIFIED
Nicaragua 5,603,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Panama 3,320,000 ? ? ? ? PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? ? YES RATIFIED
Paraguay 6,158,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Peru 28,674,757 no policy ? PROHIBITED no policy PROHIBITED PROHIBITED ? commercial prohibited; unrecognized no vote RATIFIED
Saint Kitts and Nevis 42,696 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Saint Lucia 160,765 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES RATIFIED
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Suriname 470,784 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? YES
Trinidad and Tobago 1,305,000 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? no policy YES RATIFIED
Uruguay 3,460,607 no policy ? ? no policy ? ? ? commercial allowed abstained RATIFIED
Venezuela 28,199,822 no policy ? ? no policy ? ? ? ? no vote

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