Daily Dispatches

Russian gold producers express interest in GATA

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9:13p ET Friday, March 30, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

News.24.com in South Africa has a very interesting interview
with the chief executives of that country's three leading
mining companies: Bobby Godsell of AngloGold, Chris Thompson
of Gold Fields, and Bernard Swanepoel of Harmony.

The interview touches heavily on the issue of manipulation of
the gold market. An excerpt:

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Special offer for GATA members from Swiss America Trading Corp.

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4:10p ET Monday, April 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Russian news agency Interfax today reported interest
in GATA among Russian gold producers. Its story is appended
here.

GATA came to solicit support in Russia only recently, and
some Americans have been critical of this, assuming that
Russia's hostility toward the United States remains from
the Cold War.

But Russia and the United States are no longer enemies.

Top South African mining executives discuss gold market manipulation

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9:18p ET Saturday, March 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's work is getting such recognition around the world
that people involved in the gold and precious metals
business have begun to propose offering discounts to GATA
members and even making donations to GATA for purchases
made by GATA members. So we're going to publicize in our
dispatches the offers made by business people who are

Discounts for GATA members, contributions for GATA

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10:55p ET Thursday, March 22, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's the text of the invitation to the GATA African
Gold Summit that is being mailed to gold mining
company executives and government mining ministry
officials. While attendance at the summit will be by
invitation only, we'll have plenty to tell about what
happens there.

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

President Mbeki informed of Treasury''s immunity claim

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By Reginald H. Howe
www.GoldenSextant.com
March 21, 2001

The schedule for responses described in my March 9,
2001, status report has been allowed by the court.

Pursuant thereto, on March 15 the Department of Justice
("DOJ") filed two motions, each with a separate
supporting memorandum, on behalf of the secretary of
the treasury: 1) to substitute Paul O'Neill, the
current secretary, for former secretary Lawrence H.

Text of invitation to GATA African Gold Summit

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 22, 2001

Weeks ago I let you know that the office of South African President
Thabo Mbeki called GATA's office in Durban, South Africa, and asked
to be kept abreast of GATA developments. The following email was sent
to me this morning and forwarded to the president through proper
channels. It was sent to him because it also expresses my sentiments

Gold price-fixing lawsuit update from Reg Howe

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11:07p ET Monday, March 19, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As we expected, the U.S. Treasury Department has
filed a motion to dismiss Reginald H. Howe's lawsuit
with GATA in U.S. District Court in Boston. Reg is
evaluating the motion and its supporting brief and
hopes to post it all on the Internet this week.
Whether we can get it posted that quickly or not, I
should have a copy of it in the mail in a day or two

U.S. government moves to dismiss GATA/Howe lawsuit

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By Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
March 15, 2001

It is becoming apparent that the Gold Cartel is going
to have to be blown out of the water.

Fortunately, that can be done easily by just exposing
the truth about gold via some transparency operations.
That is what the GATA Africa Gold Summit will be all
about.

My trip to the Prospectors and Developers Convention in

GATA can blow the gold cartel out of the water

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By Adrienne Roberts and Gillian O'Connor
The Financial Times
March 14, 2001

http://news.ft.com/ft/gx.cgi/ftc?
pagename=View&c=Article&cid=FT341KLFBKC&live=true&useoverridetemplate=
IXLZHNNP94C

Equity market turbulence sent investors scrambling for safe havens on
Wednesday, but gold was snubbed as the market took refuge in
government bonds.

Financial Times: Investors snub gold amid market tumble

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By Dow Jones News Service
Published in Business Report, South Africa
March 15, 2001

http://www.businessreport.co.za/general/busrep/br_newsview.php?
click_id=335&art_id=ct20010314182524235C431715&set_id=60

Denver -- Gold Fields has had exploratory discussions with
AngloGold within the last two months about combining the

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