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Latin America Mission.

Organized 1921 by Harry and Susan Strachan et al. as The Latin America Evangelization Campaign with headquarters at San Jose, Costa Rica; present name adopted 1938; carried on evangelistic work in tents, theaters, pub. halls; experimented with attention-catching methods; first allowed existing missions to absorb converts. Mem. IFMA 1966 fields included Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., El Salvador, NYC, Panama. Cooperated with World* Radio Miss. Fellowship; active in other radio ventures. US headquarters Bogota, New Jersey Publications include El Mensajero Bíblico 1924–61; Latin America Evangelist.

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