Two new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the Ibague Colombia District. The Ibague Colombia Stake, which consists of the Melgar Branch and the Campiña, Chicoral, Girardot, Montealegre and Piedra Pintada wards, was created by Elder Mathias Held, General Authority Seventy, and Elder John Gallego, an Area Seventy.
IBAGUE COLOMBIA STAKE: (Aug. 4, 2019) — President — Edwin Hernando Castro Cervera, 41, manager of instruments, SENA Regional Tolima; wife, Maria Fernanda Conde Tafur. Counselors — Javier Antonio Duarte Rodriguez, 36, tourism advisor, Your Travel Agency; wife, Yasmin Vargas Rendon. Mario Antonio Castrillon, 47, self-employed; wife, Yveth Alexandria Santos Valencia.
A new stake has been created from the Veracruz Mexico and Veracruz Mexico Villa Rica stakes. The Villacruz Mexico Puerto Stake, which consists of the Altamirano, Buenavista, Constituyentes, Libertad, Reserva and Tecnológico wards, was created by Elder Rafael E. Pino, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Helaman Montejo, an Area Seventy.
VERACRUZ MEXICO PUERTO STAKE: (Aug. 4, 2019) President — Sergio Sandoval Momox, 49, metallurgy process technician; wife, Elizabeth Amador Pacheco. Counselors — Miguel Angel Lopez Lagos, 43, professor, S.E.P.; wife, Rojangela Gonzalez Gomez. Alejandro Molina Gallardo, 37, haulage contractor; wife, Magnolia Concepcion Esparde Rojas.
BIRIGUI BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 4, 2019) President — Roberto Antonio dos Santos, 56, store owner; succeeding Rodrigo E. Cruz; wife, Valdete Ferreira. Counselors — Rogerio Cassero, 36, maintenance supervisor, Kidy Birigui Shoes; wife, Vivian Silva Dias Fume. Robson Rodrigues Bailão, 34, self-employed architect; wife, Andressa Tatiana Vieira Bailão.
LAS VEGAS NEVADA PARADISE STAKE: (Aug. 11, 2019) President — John Paul Michaelson, 48, president, lawyer, Michaelson & Associates; succeeding Glenn R. Warren; wife, Regina Wray Michaelson. Counselors — Riley Wayn Polson, 45, IT system administrator, Henderson Chevrolet; wife, Lisa Marie Blad Polson. John Wade Faught, 43, insurance adjuster; wife, Amy Annette Melton Faught.
MARILIA BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 4, 2019) President — Danilo Alexandre Francisco Vieira, 33, educational coordinator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; succeeding Ailton dos Reis Borges; wife, Karina Rabelo Ogasawara. Counselors — Francisco Robson Rodrigues Silva, 36, attorney; wife, Emili de Luccas Coro Silva. Charles de Oliveira, 42, director of billing, Marilia City Hall; wife, Eullin de Luccas Coxo Oliveira.
MOGI MIRIM BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 4, 2019) President — Rafael Jorge de Moraes, 39, businessman, Rafael Padua Imóveis; succeeding Roque Canduço; wife, Milene Giuzuio Moda Moraes. Counselors — Faria Dirceu Jr., 45, auto production employee, FormaBase; wife, Sônia Ferreira da Silva. Wagner Luiz Bertazzo, 38, commercial pilot, Azul Linhas Aéreas; wife, Michele Medeiros de Barros.
TRUJILLO PERU PORVENIR STAKE: (July 21, 2019) President — Adelson Fidel Quispe Alvrez, 49, teacher, Ministry of Education; succeeding Rocky A. Cisneros; wife, Sandra Karin Chavez Diaz. Counselors — Juan Alberto Araujo Rocha, 55, electrical technician; wife, Luz Mery Navarrete de la Cruz. Juan Carlos Ortecho Varas, 45, teacher; wife, Ana Maria Barros Ruiz.