SOURCE: Tara Gold Resources Corp.

January 24, 2008 14:49 ET

Tara Gold Resources Announces High Grade Gold and Silver Results From the First Holes in Its San Miguel Vein in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - January 24, 2008) - Tara Gold Resources Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TRGD) and (FRANKFURT: T8N) is pleased to announce assay results from its first four drill holes in the San Miguel vein of its San Miguel project, in the Guazapares Mining District, Mexico. Drill holes SM-01 TO SM-04 were drilled 40-50 meters apart and were designed to intercept the previously un-drilled San Miguel structure approximately 70 meters below the surface. The San Miguel structure is exposed for at least 1 kilometer and appears to be open along strike to the northwest.

The San Miguel project is a joint venture between Tara Gold Resources Corp. (30%) and Paramount Gold Mining Corp. (70%). Paramount is the operator of the exploration program and provided this update.

The area in which these four holes were drilled was selected because of very good grades in 12 surface channel samples across the vein, which averaged 9 meters at 4.22 g/t Au Eq. This area also has several shallow old mine workings, which had high precious metal grades according to local miners. In addition, geologists quite familiar with the nearby Palmarejo deposit have said that the veins here have an appearance virtually identical to those at Palmarejo. The assay results tabulated below support that suggestion. These results are particularly exciting because the ratio of gold to silver is significantly higher than at other portions of the property.

Highlights of these assay results are (see table at www.taragoldresources.com for further details and maps):


                                                             Gold
                                     True     Gold   Silver  Equiv.
Hole        From     To    Interval  Width   Grams/  grams/  grams/
Number     meters  meters   Meters  Meters    ton     ton     ton
SM-01        42.00   72.00    30.00   19.29    0.32  113.00    2.20
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    4.82    0.51  296.00    5.45
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------
             72.00   86.00    14.00    9.00    2.99  149.00    5.48
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    2.57    7.08  373.00   13.30
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------

           ======= ======= ======== ======= ======= ======= =======
SM-02        50.45   65.00    14.55   11.15    0.47  220.00    4.13
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    0.31    2.93 3160.00   55.60
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------

           ======= ======= ======== ======= ======= ======= =======
SM-03        34.50   48.10    13.60   10.42    0.48  410.00    7.33
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    0.77    1.86 2610.00   45.36
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------
             48.10   48.55     0.45    0.34          Cavity
           ------- ------- -------- ------- -----------------------
             48.55   60.50    11.95    9.15    0.37  105.00    2.12
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    0.77    1.26  384.00    7.66
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------

           ======= ======= ======== ======= ======= ======= =======
SM-04        30.20   36.00     5.80    4.44    0.13  595.00   10.05
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
             52.70   56.80     4.10    3.14    0.96  545.00   10.03
           ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------
                         Including:    0.61    1.93 1445.00   26.01
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------
             95.30  100.00     4.70    3.60   13.93  115.00   15.85
          ------- ------- -------- ------- ------- ------- -------

                         including:    0.69   47.90  138.00   50.20
           ------------------------ ------- ------- ------- -------

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Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. has commented that, "These results from the first four drill holes in the San Miguel Vein confirm the continuity of the gold and silver mineralization from the surface down to at least 70 meters of depth. These precious metals grades and thicknesses are consistent with and may represent the discovery of a high-grade ore shoot similar to those at nearby Palmarejo. The geological characteristics of the structure strongly suggest that these first four holes are in the upper levels of the vein system and that similar mineralization may persist to a depth of 200 meters or more."

Quality Control

Paramount takes detailed digital photos of the entire core before it is cut by saw to half core which is assayed at ALS Chemex's Vancouver laboratory. As part of quality assurance, quality control (QA/QC), Paramount has put into place a detailed program of periodically introducing certified standards, blanks and duplicates into the sample stream. Half-core samples are being retained on site for verification and reference purposes.

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: http://www.TaraGoldResources.com.

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