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Inter-American

Map of 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.

ADRA continues to assist victims of earthquakes in Mexico

ADRA continues to assist victims of earthquakes in Mexico

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Mexico continues to assist hundreds of families affected by the earthquakes which struck several states in September, toppling buildings, killing...

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In Inter-America, Adventist Church continues to assist affected families across the Caribbean

In Inter-America, Adventist Church continues to assist affected families across the Caribbean

Hundreds of cleaning kits are being sent to hurricane stricken islands in the English Caribbean territory this week, thanks to donations recently sent into Miami by the Adventist Community Services in...

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Montemorelos University awarded silver medal by the French National Academy of Medicine

Montemorelos University awarded silver medal by the French National Academy of Medicine

Montemorelos University, an institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist in Inter-America, was granted a special Silver Medal from the French National Academy of Medicine last week. The medal was...

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ADRA assists families after Tropical Storm Nate hit Costa Rica.

ADRA assists families after Tropical Storm Nate hit Costa Rica.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Costa Rica is providing assistance to hundreds of affected families after Tropical Storm Nate hit the Central American country. The storm, which...

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In St. Croix, Adventist Church begins to coordinate counseling services

In St. Croix, Adventist Church begins to coordinate counseling services

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the North Caribbean Conference territory is counseling church members and community members as they continue to recover from the devastation of hurricanes Irma and...

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In Jamaica, Adventist blind senator achieves Doctor of Philosophy degree

In Jamaica, Adventist blind senator achieves Doctor of Philosophy degree

It is said that “Perfection is an unattainable goal, but it is in striving for it that makes us achieve greater levels of excellence.” This statement is true and reflective of the life of Senator...

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