Petaquilla discovered more gold

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (PTQ) found mineral resources equivalent to 502.800 ounces of gold in the river Belencillo deopsit, an area where they recently won eligibility for exploration. The operations are known as Palmilla mine and works with Molejon in Donoso. The estimated mineral resources discovered contain about 19. 7 million tonnes of inferred resources at an average gold per tonne of 0. 50 grams of gold, 0. 18% copper and 0.54 grams of silver. The cost of gold is $ 1,600 per ounce, copper is $ 3. 54 per pound and silver is $ 30 per ounce.

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BBVA increases by 17% social investment in Colombia

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BBVA increases by 17% social investment in Colombia

Sant Fe de Bogota, February 2012

BBVA Colombia will invest 5,930 million pesos in 2012 on the implementation of its Corporate Responsibility Plan, as reported by the financial institution’s President Oscar Cabrera Izquierdo, “We have increased by 17 percent the amount of investment in our social progress into Colombia and we expect this year to reach more areas and grow in the number of beneficiaries, “said Cabrera Izquierdo, at a press conference of presentation of the initiative, which was also attended by the Mayor of Cartagena de Indias, Campo Elías Terán Dix and Secretary of Education of that city, Bray Ricardo Rosario, in addition to the directors of BBVA allied institutions and a group of journalists from different cities.

The president of the bank also highlighted the commitment of BBVA maintained for several years with the social development of the Coast and the Colombian Caribbean. “BBVA has invested in recent years, not only in Cartagena, Barranquilla, Santa Marta and Valledupar, but also in rural areas and in much of this region more than 1,800 million pesos through our programs to support education and culture. “

Meanwhile, the mayor of Cartagena, asked the senior officer of the bank, continue with the initiatives underway in the city in areas of high vulnerability and support the search to Cartagena, a city that stands for inclusion and social participation worldwide. “I invite BBVA to continue to support educational processes in the city come forward and join the Mayor to make Cartagena a city that stands out for being inclusive and participatory world,” said recently elected district mayor.

BBVA Colombia, the country forward in its Corporate Responsibility Plan under which it has supported more than 34,000 children with their Scholarship Program Integration and delivery of school supplies to benefit 130,000 children in over 35 cities and municipalities the country.

Integration Grants Program, which in 2011 reached the record figure of 12,000 children across the country benefited during 2012 will see expanded coverage, not only geographically but also in facilitating the potential benefits of access to grants to more Colombians.

Moreover, the delivery of educational kits that screen and BBVA launched this year in Cartagena delivering more than 2,000 backpacks with school supplies to children from poor most vulnerable areas of the capital bolivarense be extended in next few days the whole country, and delivered in 2012, over 30,000 school kits.

As new aspects RC Plan BBVA in 2012, is ahead with your future, the Financial Education Program BBVA Colombia during this year will reach 12,000 Colombians, allowing easy access to basic financial topics such as savings, card credit, credit health, security and transactional banking channels, among others, thanks to the mobile classroom will be in Bogota and other cities, offering this course free of charge to customers and not customers of BBVA.

On the other hand, the arrival in Colombia for the first time the Ruta Quetzal BBVA, where 300 young people around the world will travel much of the Colombian geography and will honor José Celestino Mutis Botanical Expedition and directed by him in 1783 .


This expedition will come to Cali this summer and more than 20 days will cover the coffee, the north of Tolima, part of the Magdalena River and the Atlantic Coast will visit the Parque Tayrona, Santa Marta and Cartagena to Bogota where depart finish to Spain.

The Colombian delegation that will participate in this initiative will consist of seven Colombians whose names will be announced in the coming days.

Partnership with Unicef

Furthermore, BBVA has a partnership with UNICEF and the Ministry of Education since 2008 where the financial institution’s customers have made donations to Unicef ??programs, raising 3,800 million pesos.

With these resources, the entities have advanced initiatives such as the school seeks to children and adolescents with a budget of 1,200 million pesos allowed more than 1,000 children from Cartagena return to the classroom.

For support of culture, BBVA began sponsoring the 2012 Hay Festival and Film Festival in Cartagena, besides continuing with roaming BBVA Arts Hall of Names New Central Bank in late February that will Pereira and then travel to Bucaramanga, where roaming end of this sample, the most representative of the Colombian plastic.

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Industria minera debe verse como fuente de progreso, desarrollo y mejoramiento comunitario

El desarrollo de la industria minera en Panamá debe verse como una fuente de progreso, desarrollo y mejoramiento comunitario, donde los ciudadanos no renuncien a su papel fiscalizador, pero que lo ejerzan libres de engaños y tergiversaciones de la realidad y donde las empresas mineras cumplan por vocación de respeto al interés público y a los derechos de la colectividad, las reglas del desarrollo minero, las cuales hoy existe la posibilidad de discutir y aprobar en una nueva oportunidad.

Para el logro de este objetivo – subraya el Guacamaya Verde”, cuyo lema es “Al servicio de la verdad pública”,  hay que erradicar los engaños y los cuentos, al tiempo que exhorta a darle cabida paso al diálogo constructivo, al intercambio de ideas final que mejorará la economía y en dejará en  el futuro de los panameños más riquezas, desarrollo, pero que también exigirá una fiscalización responsable  por parte de todos los actores interesados en el tema.

La empresa Petaquilla Gold. S.A., única empresa minera en proceso de producción en Panamá, es un sueño de juventud, cincelado, tallado y esculpido con estudios, paciencia y tenacidad, convertido en realidad por el C

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Mining industry should be seen as a source of progress, development and community improvement

The development of the mining industry in Panama should be seen as a source of progress, development and community improvement, where the citizens do not relinquish their oversight role, but they practice it free of deceptions and distortions of reality and were the mining companies meet by vocation of respect to the public interest and the collective rights the rules of mining development, which now a days has the possibility to be discussed and approved in a new opportunity.

To achieve this objective- underlines the Guacamaya Verde, which motto is “Serving the pubic truth”, we have to eradicate the deceits and stories, on time to exhort the space for constructive dialog, the interchange of final ideas to improve the economy and leaving in the future of Panamanians more wealth, development, but also require an inspection by all the responsible interested in the subject.

The Petaquilla Gold, S.A., company, only mining company in process of production in Panama is a dream of childhood, carved, chiseled and sculpted with studies, patients and tenacity, becoming reality by the pioneer in the Panamanian mining industry of the new millennium, the Panamanian businessman Richard Fifer-Carles, which has brought  benefits to thousands of Panamanians.

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Nueva ley permitirá mejor repartición de los beneficios de la minería

Con la nueva ley minera la cual ser;a discutida y analizada próximamente en la Asamblea Nacional de Diputados,  se podrá repartir con mayor equidad y balance social los beneficios que genere esta industria en el país, ya que eso no es posible con la legislación existente, y menos con los retazos de la legislación que dejó  en el Código de Recursos Minerales la derogación de la ley 8 del 2011, opina el boletín Guacamaya Verde, en su columna editorial de julio-agosto de 2011.

Esta ley permitirá, entres otras cosas, según expone entre sus argumentos el “Guacamaya Verde” un criterio de mayor equidad en el plano económico, social y de desarrollo humano, el cual, explica el  boletín publicado cada dos meses por la empresa Petaquilla Gold. S.A., bajo la visión del empresario Richard Fifer-Carles, debe garantizar que las empresas mineras coadyuven a la conservación del medio ambiente, desarrollando sus proyectos de manera amigable con el entorno natural.

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New law will allow a better distribution of the benefits of mining

With the new mining law that would be soon discussed and analyzed in the National Assembly of Deputies, it may be spread more equitably and social balance the profits of this industry in the country, since this is not possible with the current legislation, and much less with the pieces of the legislation that where left in the Mineral Resources code the repellence of the law 8 of 2011, stated the Guacamaya Verde newsletter, in its editorial column of July-august of 2011.

This law will allow, among other things, according to what is exposed in its arguments “Guacamaya Verde” a criteria of mayor equity in the economic, social and human development, which, explains the newsletter that is published every two months by the Petaquilla Gold S.A. Company, under the vision of the businessman Richard Fifer-Carles, must ensure that mining companies contribute to the conservation of the environment, developing their projects in a friendly way with the natural surroundings.

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Duque de Veragua muestra entusiasmo por proyectos de la Fundación Castilla del Oro

Espera que panameños se ilusionen igual que él lo hizo

Duque de Veragua muestra entusiasmo por proyectos de la Fundación Castilla del Oro

El Duque de Veragua Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal, manifestó su entusiasmo al resaltar que espera que tan pronto  los panameños vayan conociendo los aspectos principales de los proyectos de la Fundación Castilla del Oro, los panameños se vayan ilusionando de la misma manera como él lo hizo.


“Espero que apoyen con decisión y entusiasmo cada una de las  iniciativas con las cuales pretendemos  llevar bienestar y desarrollo a todas estas regiones panameñas”, recalcó el presidente de la Fundación Castilla del Oro durante la gira que realizó por Colón para promocionar la iniciativa ideada por el empresario panameño Richard Fifer-Carles que busca promover el turismo rural.


La provincia de Colón, caracterizada por el emporio comercial de la Zona Libre, el ferrocarril, los  puestos y otras actividades conexas al  Canal, de Panamá, apuesta al turismo capitalizando el potencial de estructuras coloniales como los fuertes de San Lorenzo y Portobelo.

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Duke of Veragua shows enthusiasm for Castilla del Oro Foundation projects

Expects Panamanians to get as exited as he did

Duke of Veragua shows enthusiasm for Castilla del Oro Foundation projects

The Duke of Veragua, Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal, expressed his enthusiasm by emphasizing that he expects Panamanians, as they learn the main aspects of Castilla del Oro Foundation’s projects, will get as excited as he did.


“I hope that they support with determination and enthusiasm each one of the initiatives with which we intend to bring welfare and development to all these regions of Panama,” stressed the President of Castilla del Oro Foundation during the tour made to Colón to promote the initiative devised by Panamanian businessman Richard Fifer-Carles who seeks to promote rural tourism.


The province of Colon, characterized by the Free Zone’s commercial emporium, railways, posts and other activities related to the Panama Canal bets on tourism by capitalizing on the potential of colonial structures such as forts at St. Laurence and Portobelo.

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Un proyecto que canaliza recursos de la minería

Bajo la visión del empresario Richard Fifer Carles, la Fundación Castilla del Oro fue creada a fin de canalizar las ganancias que genera la  actividad minera impulsada por Petaquilla Gold, S. A., a fin de impulsar el turismo en las comunidades rurales de la región central del país.


Durante su reciente visita a Panamá, el presidente internacional de esta Fundación, el  Duque de Veragua, Cristóbal Colón de Carvajal, dijo en reiteradas ocasiones que desde un principio le gustó este proyecto, una vez le fuera presentado por el empresario panameño, Richard Fifer-Carles, para canallizar las ganancias que deje la actividad minera hacia proyectos que eleven  el nivel de vida de las personas que habitan zonas rurales.


Para ello Fundación Castilla del oro tienen sede en España y Panamá,  la  primera  presidida  por Colón de Carvajal, y la segunda por el profesor Pascual Montañés Duato..La organización ha sido impulsada por Fundación Petaquilla, interesada en el desarrollo de esta zona, y posee un patronato de honor en el que se integrarán miembros relevantes de la sociedad y el mundo empresarial.

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A project that channels mining resources


Under the vision of businessman Richard Fifer Carles, the Castilla del Oro Foundation was created to channel the earnings generated by the mining activity promoted by Petaquilla Gold, S. A., with the purpose to promote tourism in the rural communities in the central region of the country.


During his recent visit to Panama, the international president of this Foundation, Duke of Veragua, Cristobal Colon de Carvajal, said in repeated occasions that from the beginning he liked this project, once it was presented by Panamanian businessman, Richard Fifer-Carles, to canalize the earnings that the mining activity leaves for projects that will lift up the level of life for people that live in rural areas.


For this, Castilla del oro Foundation has headquarters in Spain and Panama, the first presided by Colon de Carvajal, and the second by Professor Pascual Montañes Duato.  The organization has been promoted by Petaquilla Foundation, interested in the development of this area, and owns an honorary patron in which will be made up of outstanding members of society and the corporate world.

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