What are misiones?

Some articles on misiones:

Misiones Department - History
... The modern settling of Misiones began with the arrival of Jesuit missionaries to the region in the 17th century and the subsequent establishment of several ... would remain in Paraguay, concentrated in what would become the Misiones and Itapúa departments ... would become the foundation for subsequent towns in Misiones ...
Maurice Closs
... He is current governor of Misiones Province and a former senator ... Born in Aristóbulo del Valle, Misiones, Closs graduated as a lawyer from the National University of the Northeast, and studied at postgraduate level at the ... the Radical Youth movement and in 2002 he was elected president of the Misiones national committee of the UCR ...
Swedish Argentine - Misiones Swedes
... Argentina's national addiction, drew Swedes to Misiones at the beginning of the 20th century, not all the way from Sweden but from Brazil, where they had been lured by German-based recruitment offices ... started going around that across the border, in the Argentinian territory of Misiones, the land was more fertile and the government was providing incentives for farmers to grow ...
Carlos Rovira
... February 18, 1956) is an Argentine Justicialist Party (PJ) politician, until 2007 governor of Misiones Province at the head of the Front for Renewal ... and studied chemical engineering at the National University of Misiones, later earning a postgraduate degree in chemical engineering at the University of Buenos Aires ... In 1999 he was elected for a first term as Governor of Misiones ...