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2008-08-07 12:01:12

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and President William A. Petty is pleased to announce that during his latest visit to Buenos Aires, a Letter of Intent was signed with Epsur for the possible future development of oil fields in the northern part of the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. Mr. Fernando Infante, Executive Vice President, Franklin Mining, Inc., and Mr. Howard Dunn, Vice President for International Operations, remain in Buenos Aires and will visit...

2006-01-17 11:30:57

By Helen Popper SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA, Bolivia (Reuters) - As Bolivia prepares to swear in leftist Evo Morales as its first indigenous president, many wealthier residents of the country's economic heartland wonder if their worst fears will come true. Life is good for the sizable middle-class in Santa Cruz, Bolivia's most affluent region thanks to soy and a nascent oil and gas industry, where shiny four-wheel drive vehicles line up outside boutiques and drive-in banks and sprawling...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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