This Thing: From Petaquilla Minerals:
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Feb 18, 2014) – Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (“Petaquilla” or the “Company”) (PTQ.TO)(PTQMF)(P7Z.F) confirms the Company is in the advanced stages of a negotiation process, the conclusion of which will result in a major material event for the Company and its shareholders. All parties involved expect the aforementioned negotiations to close by the end of February 2014.
That Thing: From Minera Panamá, subsidiary of First Quantum (FM.to):
Note of ClarificationRecent newspaper reports in Panama (Panama America: February 13th, 20th, and 26th) have suggested that MPSA is engaged in mediation with Petaquilla Minerals. This is false. There is absolutely no mediation taking place. MPSA has complied at all times with its contractual obligations with Petaquilla.Local authorities and the DNRM, a sub-section of the Ministry for Industry and Commerce, have sought Petaquilla and MPSA to work together to ease community concerns in the Donoso region. These concerns do not relate to the operations of MPSA.
PS: Tomorrow is March.