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Yamana Announces Agreement With Northern Orion And Proposal To Meridian Gold To Create Pre-Eminent Mid-Tier Gold Producer

Yamana Gold Inc – News Release Toronto, Ontario, June 27, 2007 – YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY; LSE:YAU) and Northern Orion Resources Inc. (TSX:NNO; AMEX:NTO) today announced that they have entered into a business combination agreement and a concurrent proposal has been made to Meridian Gold Inc. with respect to the combination of the three…

La Mancha and Areva NC Announce Gold Mining Transaction

La Mancha Resources – News Release Vancouver, Canada – La Mancha Resources Inc. (“La Mancha”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement dated May 19, 2006, (the “Agreement”) with Compagnie Générale des Matières Nucléaires SA (“CFMM”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Areva NC, to create an international diversified gold company with gold…

Cuba Set For Tourist Invasion

Every few years, Fidel Castro announced to his 10 million citizens that, if they could just haul down enough sugar cane, they would finally pay off the Soviet oil bill.Patriotic citizen armies marched out into the sub-tropical humidity and scythed away hopelessly at the national debt. This dedicated workforce has been the engine of the…

Financier Resorts To The Spotlight

by Peter Kennedy Without attracting much attention, Vancouver financier Walter Berukoff has emerged as one of Cuba’s largest foreign investors by sinking about $60 million into mining and real estate projects on the Caribbean island. “Most people know very little about what I own and I’d rather keep it that way.” the 55 year old…

Fidel Castro’s Canadian Friend

by John Schreiner Vancouver – When North Vancouver’s Walter Berukoff needs to converse with Fidel Castrom Cuba’s president, he relies on a language they share in common: Russian. “I get along in Cuba because I speak Russian,” says Mr. Berukoff, 53, the son of Doukhobors who settled in British Columbia after leaving Russia during the…

Cooling On Cuba

Maclean’s magazine did a story on Cuba and Walter Berukoff was mentioned. Many Canadians ,may detest it, but Helms-Burton is having an impact by Nomi Morris With hammer’s clamnging and drills whining, laborers at Havana’s Jose Marti airport are rushing to finish an airy new terminal building by the end of this month. Overseen by…

Helping To Pull Off Fidel’s Miracle

Maclean’s magazine did a story on Cuba and Walter Berukoff was mentioned. by Peter C Newman According to Marcos Portal Leon’s business card, he is the Minister of Basic Industry in the Cuban Government of Fidel Castro. In fact, he is in charge of reviving the Cuban economy by establishing business ventures for foreign entrepreneurs.…

Checking Into Cuba

Time magazine did a story on Cuba and Walter Berukoff was mentioned. After years of being locked out of the island, US hoteliers link up with those who have the keys by Bernard Baumohl For an officially embargoed “enemy” of the US, Cuba seems to be getting pretty popular with American tourists and businessman. There…