January 7, 2010 Ventana Gold completed the exercise of the existing option agreements for the El Cuatro, La Suiza and La Itala properties and now owns 100% of the mineral rights for these strategic blocks of land located within and adjacent to the La Bodega property in northeastern Colombia, Canada.
November 20, 2009 Ventana Gold announced drill results from additional holes on the El Cuatro and La Bodega gold projects in Colombia. Step-out and in-fill drilling on the El Cuatro confirmed the extension of La Mascota mineralization. Highlights of the drilling include; Hole 147 which intercepted 110 m averaging 4.80 g/t gold. Hole 145 intercepted a deep interval of 6.2 m grading 9.47 g/t gold and Hole 154 intercepted an interval of 24.2 m grading 7.69 g/t gold starting at 490 m.