Final Bridge Repairs at El Teniente Underway

    VANCOUVER, March 27 /CNW/ - Amerigo Resources Ltd. (TSX:ARG) ("Amerigo"
or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that El Teniente has started
final repairs to the bridge and adjoining section of the tailings launder
leading to El Teniente's Caren tailings impoundment.
    As announced by Amerigo in a previous press release, in order to effect
the repairs El Teniente has commenced the diversion of fresh tailings from MVC
and into the Colihues tailings impoundment. El Teniente estimates that the
completion of this work and continuing diversion of fresh tailings should take
approximately 10 to 14 days.
    Amerigo will provide a further update after El Teniente has completed the

    Amerigo Resources Ltd. is a Canadian junior company producing copper and
molybdenum from its MVC operations near Santiago, Chile.  Tel: (604) 681-2802;
Fax: (604) 682-2802; Web:; Listing: ARG:TSX

    The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed nor accepted responsibility
    for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this news release, which
    has been prepared by management. Statements contained in this news
    release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements
    within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
    1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and
    uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from
    estimated results. Such risks and uncertainties are detailed in the
    Company's filings with the TSX and on SEDAR. Forward-looking statements
    are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's
    management on the date the statements are made. The Company undertakes no
    obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's
    beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

For further information:

For further information: Michael J. Kuta, General Counsel & Secretary,
Amerigo Resources Ltd., (604) 697-6201

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