Garrison International Ltd.
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Garrison International Ltd.

January 19, 2007 17:00 ET

Garrison Options Maple Creek/Potaro Project in Guyana

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2007) - Blair Krueger, President & CEO of Garrison International Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GAU) is pleased to announce that Garrison International Ltd. ("Garrison") has been granted the option to earn a 50% interest in the 40,000 acre Maple Creek/Potaro Project (the "Project") through an earn-in of shares of Vannessa (Guyana) Ltd. and Vanarde Mining Inc. from Shoreham Resources Ltd. ("Shoreham"). The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

Garrison is required to make option payments totaling US$625,000 over four years. The first payment of US$25,000 in cash will be made upon receiving regulatory approval to close the transaction. The second payment of US$100,000 in cash is due on December 1, 2007 and the remaining payments may be made in cash or shares of Garrison at Garrison's sole discretion prior to December 1st in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Garrison is also required to fund exploration and development expenditures totaling US$1,750,000 over a period of four years. The first year exploration commitment is US$250,000. Shoreham has been appointed the initial operator and is entitled to a 10% administration fee on the exploration expenditures funded by Garrison. Garrison is required to provide exploration funds to be utilized in exploration and evaluation programs as to US$250,000 for expenditures to December 31, 2007 and US$500,000 for expenditures for each of 2008, 2009 and 2010.

In addition, Garrison also has the right to acquire Shoreham's 50% interest until October 2, 2010, for US$1,500,000 of which up to US$750,000 may be paid in Garrison shares.

The Maple Creek/Potaro Project consists of an area encompassing 40,000 acres in total and includes historically productive alluvial diamond deposits and prospective gold bearing bedrock units. The Project also includes an existing mining camp and associated equipment. Alluvial gold and diamond production is currently underway on the Project. Production statistics for the period 2004 through 2005 indicate that 2200 carats of diamonds were recovered from the Patience Creek area of the Project. Mr. David A. Bending, P.Geo is the President of Shoreham Resources and the Qualified Person with regard to the Project.

Exploration and development plans will advance both types of targets in the Project. A comprehensive exploration and development program including compilation and review of historic production, geological and geophysical data, and new programs of geochemical and geological exploration is planned for 2007. Historical work to date includes a comprehensive Ground Penetrating Radar ("GPR") study.

Existing exploration equipment on site at the Maple Creek/ Potaro Project includes: a 20 metre auger drill, bulldozers, excavators, front end loaders, trucks, sport utility vehicles, ATV vehicles, camp facilities and generators. Existing production equipment on site at the project includes: a complete DMS plant, crushers, conveyors, shake tables, scrubbers, vibrating screens, compressors, generators and associated electrical equipment.

Production and development plans include conducting an equipment review in the near term to assess equipment and personal needs for 2007, in conjunction with the planned exploration and development program. The current camp personnel and business office personnel in Guyana will be retained and current production efforts at the camp will be maintained or enhanced.

Blair Krueger, President and CEO of Garrison stated:

"We are very pleased to have an opportunity to option Shoreham's position on the Maple Creek Potaro Project in Guyana. We have an opportunity to enter into a relatively advanced play of placer diamond and in-situ gold exploration and production. We are inheriting a Property that has a historical production record and substantial additional potential and allows us to benefit from an existing exploration database which includes a comprehensive GPR study. As well, we will gain access to an existing and operating field camp on site as well as existing and operating business offices in Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana. This will allow Garrison to leverage its efforts as we will not be starting from scratch."

About Garrison

Garrison is a junior mineral exploration company focused on acquiring and developing advanced stage gold properties in China and Mongolia. For complete details on Garrison and its partners, management encourages investors and interested parties to view its public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements, other than statements of historical fact, in this news release are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, statements regarding the future plans and objectives of Garrison. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Garrison assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

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