◆ Mexico reports a new peak of 101,171 publishers in July and over 104,000 home Bible studies.
◆ For the first time, Costa Rica passed the 6,000 mark with 6,005 publishers reporting in July. A new peak of 5,627 Bible studies was also reported.
◆ Over 1,500 brothers and sisters from Paraguay were able to attend the “Kingdom Loyalty” convention in a nearby country. They were greatly encouraged to continue their service, although the work is banned in Paraguay.
◆ District conventions in the Caribbean were well supported with 7,640 attending in Guadeloupe, 2,290 in the Netherlands Antilles and 31,886 at the three conventions in Puerto Rico.
◆ Japan reported another new peak in July of 62,827 publishers. Congregation publishers averaged 15.1 hours in July even though it was a hot month and many of them traveled to district conventions.