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2011-10-04 15:42:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is urging Congress to act swiftly to pass free trade agreements with key allies Colombia, Panama and South Korea, after President Obama submitted the pacts for final ratification. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "Passage of these significant accords is overdue. The U.S. Congress should move expeditiously to push them across the finish line," said AJC Executive Director David Harris, who also applauded...

2011-07-07 08:00:00

LIMA, Peru, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The definitive agreement with Nilam Resources S.A. is for the acquisition of the Linderos #5 property and was signed by the parties on July 4, 2011 in Lima, Peru. For consideration of this acquisition, Portage Resources Inc. will issue 8 million shares to Nilam Resources. The due diligence stage was highlighted by the following: A report was conducted in conjunction with INGEMET (the Peruvian government mining authority). The Peruvian government...

2011-06-21 13:01:00

LIMA, Peru, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Portage Resources Inc. ("Portage" or the "Company") (OTCQB: POTG) announces new fully owned Peruvian subsidiary, Portage Resources SA. The new Peruvian company was formed as Peruvian law states that a Peruvian company must own any and all mineral rights within Peru. Portage Resources Inc. has retained Greta Castillo of Legalia Peru as corporate counsel for matters pertaining to our Peruvian concerns. Ms. Castillo brings a wealth of legal...

2011-06-14 13:50:25

Education in democracy and human rights has improved the ability of women in northern Colombia to affect their own lives and their surroundings. More women going into local politics and an improved dialogue between politicians and citizens are two concrete effects of a SIDA-funded popular education project, according to a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Eva Nyberg followed the project Popular Education for Democracy in northern Colombia for three years. The...

2011-05-30 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Crocodile Gold Corp. (TSX: CRK) granting Fortuna the exclusive right and option to acquire a 100% interest in the Mario Property of Crocodile Gold, located in the Department of Junin in central Peru. The option agreement is the first to be signed under Fortuna's project acquisition program which is focused on identifying high...

2011-04-28 11:40:00

LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Mining, Inc. (Pink Sheets: FMNJ; FWB: FMJ) Chairman & CEO William Petty is pleased to announce that Franklin Mining Bolivia and Cooperativa Minera Aurifera Nueva "La Joya, Ltda" have concluded negotiations and signed a joint-venture agreement to construct and operate a processing plant at Minera Aurifera Nueva "La Joya, Ltda." The joint-venture agreement grants exclusive mining rights for gold and other precious metals and minerals....

2010-08-05 21:34:00

Quarter highlighted by oil discovery at Moqueta-1 in Colombia CALGARY, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (NYSE Amex: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. All dollar amounts are in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated. Highlights for the quarter include: - Confirmed oil discovery at Moqueta-1 exploration well in the...

2010-06-17 14:31:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affinity Gold Corp. (Pink Sheets: AFYG) ("Affinity" or "the Company") provides update regarding its Peruvian subsidiary's change in mining classification and resulting impact on production plans of its flagship project. As legally required, and a prerequisite to the upcoming renewal of the flagship project's concession rights, the Company's subsidiary, AMR Project Peru, S.A.C. ("AMR") has filed with the Central Authorities in Lima,...

2010-06-10 10:49:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has just announced its annual findings regarding global anti-union violence. Again, Colombia topped this list, accounting for nearly half of all the union killings in the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) Last year, 48 of the 101 trade unionists assassinated worldwide were Colombians. See report: http://www.ituc-csi.org/ituc-annual-survey.html. As the...

2010-02-11 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colombian National Agency of Hydrocarbons (ANH) announced today that Dr. Armando Zamora, Director of the ANH, will be visiting New York City on Feb. 25 and 26 with his team from Colombia, as part of their global road show promoting foreign investment in Colombia's hydrocarbons sector and featuring an upcoming bidding round. ANH will be hosting a road show on February 25 in New York City to present more than 225 blocks in 22 Colombian basins that are...