“Seven New Missions Created,” Ensign, Mar. 1988, 76
Seven new missions have been created, the First Presidency announced in December. Six of the new missions are in Latin America, while the seventh is in the Philippines.
The new missions, which began operations in January and February, are the Argentina Salta Mission, the Bolivia La Paz Mission, the Guatemala Guatemala City North Mission, the Mexico Chihuahua Mission, the Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez Mission, the Peru Lima East Mission, and the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission.
The Argentina Salta Mission was formed by dividing the Argentina Cordoba Mission.
The Bolivia Cochabamba Mission has been divided to create the new Bolivia La Paz Mission.
The new Guatemala Guatemala City North Mission was formed by dividing the Guatemala Guatemala City Mission. The original mission is now the Guatemala Guatemala City South Mission.
The Mexico Chihuahua Mission was formed by dividing the Mexico Torreon Mission, while the Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez Mission was divided from the Mexico Merida Mission.
The Peru Lima East Mission was created by dividing the Peru Lima North Mission.
The Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission was divided from the Philippines Davao Mission.