Costa Rica

Country: Costa Rica

City: San Jose


Nery and Pam Duarte

San Jose, Costa Rica

Nery and Pam Duarte have carried out a multi-faceted ministry in Costa Rica since joining LAM Canada in the early 90s. Nery’s current ministry focus includes pastoral and chaplaincy work at a local prison. He also counsels church leaders and missionaries.

Nery is also working on the implementation of a pastors’ leadership project in both Honduras and Nicaragua in the Miskito area. In Cuba, he is working on the implementation of a national mission board which supports training and mission projects. While in Costa Rica, Nery volunteers with the Red Cross as deputy director in selected search and rescue operations.

Nery has led many short-term projects, including two relief initiatives following Hurricane Mitch and Hurricane Felix. Both Nery and Pam are involved with their local church, the International Baptist Church. Their son, Jonathan studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, and their daughter, Andrea studies at Western University in London, Ont.