SOURCE: Tara Gold Resources Corp.

March 22, 2007 12:15 ET

Tara Minerals Corp. Closes $2.5 Million Private Placement Financing

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 22, 2007 -- Tara Gold Resources Corp. (PINKSHEETS: TRGD) (FRANKFURT: T8N) is pleased to announce that it has closed a Private Placement for Tara Minerals Corp. Tara Minerals raised net proceeds of $2,519,600 through private investors, by selling 5,039,200 shares priced at $0.50 per share. No finders' fees were paid. The funds will be used to advance current projects and seek additional prospects.

With the closing of this financing, Tara Minerals Corp. has 36,539,200 shares issued and outstanding. Tara Gold owns 30,000,000 shares of Tara Minerals for an 82.1% interest.

Tara Minerals currently has two high grade, Zinc, Lead and Silver properties in Mexico. The Pilar De Mocoribo Groupings is comprised of 1,548 hectares and lies within a larger area of hydrothermal alteration that hosts numerous base and precious metal occurrences along the western part of the Northern Sierra Madre Gold Belt. The Don Ramon and Lourdes Groupings is comprised of 309 hectares and lies within the same general area as the Pilar De Mocoribo Groupings. (See news releases dated October 16, 2006 and November 16, 2006).

Mr. Francis Biscan Jr., President of Tara Gold Resources, stated, "Our focus, on behalf of our shareholders, is to leverage these funds, along with our relationships and experience, to systematically build a portfolio worthy of market premiums. We intend to take Tara Minerals public during 2007."

About Tara Minerals Corp.

The principal business of Tara Minerals is the acquisition, exploration and development of high-quality non-precious metals and mineral projects with potential for economic commercial value. Tara Minerals is currently focused on acquiring and developing properties in the natural resource belt of the Sierra Madre Occidental and other prolific areas in the states of Chihuahua, Sonora, and Sinaloa, Mexico. For more information, please visit the company's web site at:

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, Pilar De Mocoribo, Don Ramon and Lourdes Groupings and Las Minitas 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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