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Inter- American Division

The Inter-American Division (IAD) is comprised of Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and the five northernmost countries of South America. This division reports more than 3.5 million members, making the division the church’s most populous region.

There are roughly 11,000 Adventist churches in this division, which is home to a population of nearly 280 million.

IAD is home to 13 Adventist universities. The region also operates 13 major hospitals, located in Belize, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Venezuela and three in Mexico.

Other major organizations within this division include the Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary, which offers graduate-level religious education to pastors and teachers on the campus of 10 affiliated Adventist universities and seminaries. Adventist Health Services in IAD serves as an association of all the Seventh-day Adventist healthcare institutions in the division.

In an effort to share the gospel throughout the region, IAD oversees nine media centers, seven radio stations and numerous Internet radio ministries.

Adventist Church in Inter-America embarks on mission to seek former church members

Adventist Church in Inter-America embarks on mission to seek former church members

It’s no secret that people are leaving the church. This alarming fact has Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America focused on a major initiative to seek and reconcile thousands of former members...

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NCU achieves institutional accreditation status from the Government of Jamaica

NCU achieves institutional accreditation status from the Government of Jamaica

Seventh-day Adventist-owned and operated Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently has achieved institutional accreditation status from the University Council of Jamaica. This was announced by Dr....

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Granddaughter of first Seventh-day Adventist in The Bahamas celebrates 100th birthday

Granddaughter of first Seventh-day Adventist in The Bahamas celebrates 100th birthday

Elizabeth Moses, affectionately known as Betty, was recently honored on her 100th birthday during a celebration that saw the Governor General of The Bahamas, local Seventh-day Adventist leaders and...

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In Jamaica, Adventist Church joins the Ministry of Health to impact through Adopt-A-Clinic Initiative

In Jamaica, Adventist Church joins the Ministry of Health to impact through Adopt-A-Clinic Initiative

The Seventh-day Adventist Church, known for its belief and strong emphasis in wholistic health, has joined forces with the Ministry of Health to impact Jamaica in its fight against non-communicable...

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Adventist Church in Jamaica still mourning the loss of four young members

Adventist Church in Jamaica still mourning the loss of four young members

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is still mourning the loss of four of its young members after they drowned at sea last week. Chavar Lewis, 31, and Duran Bryan, 30, of the church’s north...

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Inter-America celebrates success of the Year of the Child and Adolescent

Inter-America celebrates success of the Year of the Child and Adolescent

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America celebrated the culmination of its Year of the Child and Adolescent initiatives and activities during an online program held in Miami, Florida. The...

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