"Late last April" refers to 2005. That sentence is something I had read before and blueboron99 posted the following back on January 16, 2009 (see last sentence in the following post).

http://www.stockhouse.com/bullboards/messagedetail.aspx?sv=1&m=25748222&l=0&r=0&s=EV&t=LIST

Rio originally won the concession but it was given back or taken away and given to EV.

VB