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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.

Drivers and onlookers are prayed for during breast cancer awareness outreach

Drivers and onlookers are prayed for during breast cancer awareness outreach

Dozens of prayers and gifts were offered to drivers and onlookers who took the time to stop during a Breast Cancer Awareness outreach activity led by Inter-American Division (IAD) staff outside the...

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In Antigua, government officials praise the Adventist Church and call for help in promoting a healthy lifestyle

In Antigua, government officials praise the Adventist Church and call for help in promoting a healthy lifestyle

Top government officials praised the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Antigua and called on leaders and members to assist with combating the scourge of non-communicable diseases, during the...

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Adventists among National Honors recipients in Jamaica

Adventists among National Honors recipients in Jamaica

Pastors Everett Brown, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica and Aston Barnes, former treasurer of the West Indies Union were among 206 individuals who have been accorded national...

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In Jamaica, Church celebrates baptisms during ‘Year of the Child and Adolescent’ initiative

In Jamaica, Church celebrates baptisms during ‘Year of the Child and Adolescent’ initiative

Dozens of children were among the 82 persons baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, during a special “Baptism of Praise” which gathered hundreds of church leaders and members at...

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A new worship center is becoming a Center of Influence in Costa Rica

A new worship center is becoming a Center of Influence in Costa Rica

A new worship center in San Jose, Costa Rica, is becoming a center of influence thanks to a committed group of Seventh-day Adventists who are striving to reach city dwellers across the capital city....

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Students in university

Global Public Campus Ministries weekend to take center stage

Seventh-day Adventist university students who study in public campuses around the world will take part in a special weekend event coined as Global Public Campus Ministries (PCM) Weekend, October...

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