Lost your shirt in the market? Buy a replacement from GATA


1:05p ET Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

If you feel like you're losing your shirt in the market this week, GATA has a solution for you, if not quite the solution we'd prefer, free and transparent markets in the monetary metals.

It's a new GATA T-shirt -- bright yellow, sturdy cotton, its front carrying the legend "I Live on Planet GATA," its back reading "Which Planet Do You Live On?" and carrying the address of GATA's Internet site.

The new shirt is available in five sizes, from small to extra-extra large, and is priced at $40.

Our standard white T-shirt, in medium, large, and extra-large sizes, remains available for $30.

To see the shirts and to order, please visit GATA's Internet site here:


We're also selling, for $30, reproductions of GATA's full-page color advertisement in The Wall Street Journal published January 31, 2008, warning the world of the disaster that soon would result from surreptitious market manipulation by central banks. You can find that poster and the ordering mechanism in the lower right column of the home page of GATA's Internet site:


A four-disc boxed set of videos of the complete proceedings of GATA's Gold Rush 2011 conference in London in August is being manufactured and we plan to be offering it for sale in about two weeks. But don't wait for the DVDs -- order a shirt. You can't watch the DVDs half-naked. It's probably against the Patriot Act or something.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


Sonora Aims to Follow First Majestic's Success
With Silver Mining Exploration in Mexico

Sonora Resources (OTCBB: SURE) is a silver mining exploration company focused on the development of prospective opportunities in Mexico. The company president and CEO is Juan Miguel Rios Gutierrez, who helped build First Majestic Silver Corp., which began trading for pennies and today is at more than $16 per share. Gutierrez was the fourth person to join First Majestic Silver, originally as general manager, then manager for new business initiatives and strategic planning. He left First Majestic Silver to work with Sonora Resources and yet maintains strong contacts with First Majestic. In fact, First Majestic is a large shareholder in Sonora and has a joint venture with the company.

For more information about Sonora Resources, please visit:


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Sunday-Monday, January 22-23, 2012
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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Indian Wells, California, USA


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Golden Phoenix Signs Definitive Agreement
to Acquire and Reopen Santa Rosa Gold Mine in Panama

Company Press Release
Monday, September 19, 2011

SPARKS, Nevada -- Golden Phoenix Minerals Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 60 percent interest, with an option to buy an additional 20 percent interest, in the Santa Rosa gold mine in Panama, now owned by Silver Global S.A., a Panamanian corporation.

Santa Rosa produced more than 100,000 ounces of gold from 1996 to 1998 before being closed in part to low gold prices, which are now more than five times higher.

Golden Phoenix intends to acquire its initial 60 percent interest in Santa Rosa by acquiring 60 percent of the share capital of a recently created company under the name Golden Phoenix Panama S.A., formed to hold and operate the mine.

Tom Klein, CEO of Golden Phoenix says: "The agreement establishes a solid framework from which we can advance Mina Santa Rosa to production-ready status."

For Golden Phoenix's complete statement, please visit: