LHM-Panama volunteers make a difference in the lives of 300 students
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LHM-Panama volunteers make a difference in the lives of 300 students

Every year in Panama, professional practice training for high school students is offered with the intention of providing practical knowledge and skills to benefit young people in real-world situations. This year approximately 60,000 students nationwide will participate in this learning exercise. Related to this endeavor, Cristo Para Todas las Naciones (Christ for All Nations)—through Project … Continue reading

Lutheran Hour Ministries-Nicaragua shares the Good News at Walk-in Clinics and Hospitals
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Lutheran Hour Ministries-Nicaragua shares the Good News at Walk-in Clinics and Hospitals

Recently, Lutheran Hour Ministries-Nicaragua volunteers visited one of Nicaragua’s walking clinics where the Orphan Grain Train is distributing medical supplies. During this visit, volunteers from LHM-Nicaragua handed out some monthly booklets on spiritual topics and interacted with patients waiting for medical attention. This exchange gave volunteers the opportunity to speak with these people about the … Continue reading

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Violence Ends in Jamaica

Staff and volunteers of LHM—Jamaica are safe after tensions in Jamaica erupted into violence on May 24. Police clashed with supporters of drug kingpin Christopher “Dudus” Coke in a week-long skirmish that left more than 73 civilians dead. Although Coke has not been apprehended for extradition to the U.S., police have detained more than 500 … Continue reading

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“State of Emergency” Declared near LHM—Jamaica

Violence broke out in Kingston, Jamaica over the weekend as U.S. authorities sought to extradite notorious drug lord Christopher “Dudus” Coke, who has been charged with distributing narcotics and illegally trafficking firearms. Coke’s supporters burned police stations, blockaded roads, and fired on police, killing at least two officers and six wounding others. The Jamaican government … Continue reading