Venezuela adds three new gold blocks to mining corporation
The blocks, known as Guasipati-Callao, El Callao and Sifontes Sur are estimated to hold reserves amounting to 81 million ounce
The blocks, commonly known as Guasipati-Callao, El Callao and Sifontes Sur are estimated to hold gold reserves amounting to 81 million ounce.
The minister added that Venezuela's gold reserves account for 133 million ounce.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.