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Region Latin America
Population 28,674,757
GDP (millions USD) 109,069
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction no policy
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis no policy
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy no policy
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote no vote
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Key laws and policies

Prohibited practices

Article 7 of the General Health Law prohibits:

  • Fertilization of human oocytes other than for procreation
  • Reproductive cloning of human beings[1]

The prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is implicit.

Permitted and regulated practices

Egg donation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and surrogacy are not covered by guidelines or national law, but are practiced.[2]


  1. UNESCO, "National Legislation Concerning Human Reproductive and Therapeutic Cloning" (July 2004)
  2. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "IFFS Surveillance 07," Fertility and Sterility (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)