SOURCE: Tara Gold Resources Corp.

February 26, 2008 10:05 ET

Commissioning of Gold Recovery Circuit to Begin at Lluvia de Oro Gold Mine

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - February 26, 2008) - (PINKSHEETS: TRGD) (FRANKFURT: T8N) Tara Gold Resources Corp. is pleased to report that the commissioning of the gold recovery circuit at the Lluvia de Oro gold and copper mine project is ready to begin.

Tara Gold Resources signed an agreement with Columbia Metals Corporation, whereby Columbia can acquire 100% interest, subject to Tara's ongoing 20% Net Cash Flow interest from any revenue generated from the processing plant, by making payments totaling $4,337,500, and issuing 1,000,000 shares to Tara Gold. Columbia Metals is the operator of the project and provided this update.

Columbia Metals has been crushing existing leach pad material since early December 2007 and anticipates sending activated carbon offsite in order to receive first gold payment by the middle of May.

Mr. Francis Biscan Jr., President of Tara Gold Resources, stated, "Our projects continue to deliver. Lluvia will be the second project to generate cash flow for Tara in an environment where commodity prices continue to strengthen."

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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