SOURCE: Tara Gold Resources Corp.

May 01, 2008 09:15 ET

Tara Gold Appoints John Brownlie to the Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 1, 2008) - Tara Gold Resources Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TRGD) (FRANKFURT: T8N) is pleased to announce that John Brownlie has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Tara Gold Resources Corp. and Tara Minerals Corp. John is a mechanical engineer, fluent in Spanish and with over thirty years' experience in the design, construction, operation and management of mineral projects.

Francis R. Biscan, Jr., CEO, stated, "John brings extensive international operational and development oversight to Tara as we move towards production from several projects. His accomplishments, including the recent successful development of the El Chanate Gold Mine in Sonora, Mexico, have earned him much deserved recognition. His participation will serve to substantiate and advance our projects to achieve maximum valuation for Tara Gold shareholders."

John Brownlie commented, "I am impressed with the property portfolio assembled by Tara Gold. I look forward to working with the Tara Gold team to aggressively advance these projects, which have the potential to add significant shareholder value."

John Brownlie is currently a Director and Chief Operating Officer of Capital Gold Corporation. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Brownlie was a consultant providing mining- and mineral-related services to various companies including SRK, Oxus Mining plc and Cemco Inc. From 1995 to 2000, he was the General Manager for the Zarafshan-Newmont Joint Venture in Uzbekistan, a one-million tonne per month heap leach plant which produced over 400,000 ounces of gold per year. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Brownlie served as the Chief Engineer and General Manager for Monarch Resources in Venezuela, at both the El Callao Revemin Mill and La Camorra gold projects. Before that, he was associated with numerous mineral projects across Africa.

About Tara Gold Resources Corp.

Tara Gold Resources Corp. is a growth-oriented precious metals exploration and development company with existing production plants. It is management's objective to become a significant gold and precious metals producer by re-initiating and increasing production levels at La Currita, Lluvia de Oro and Picacho, and developing the San Miguel, La Millionaria, Las Minitas and Curcurpe projects in Mexico. We continue to acquire other advanced-stage projects and/or producing mines in one of the most prolific precious metal districts in the world. For more information, please visit the Company's web site at:

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