SOURCE: Andes Gold Corp.

January 20, 2010 16:00 ET

Andes Gold Ahead of Schedule to Double Production

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - Andes Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AGCZ) announced today that it is ahead of schedule to double production.

The company is pleased to announce that the goal to double production has been advanced with the recent acquisition and early stage development of the new Roman Mine. "We are pleased with the advances made in our newly acquired mining property," stated Alex Diaz, President of Andes Gold. Furthermore, "the advances are and will continue to contribute to the creation of shareholder value for many years to come," added Mr. Diaz.

Andes Gold Corporation is a gold producing and exploration company with operations in Ecuador, (South America). In the post market melt-down of 2008 the world took shelter in the security of gold pushing the value to over $1,100 USD per ounce by January, 2010. Producing gold properties such as Andes Gold will continue to enjoy increased prosperity which can only improve if the price continues to climb.

About Andes Gold Corporation:

Andes Gold Corporation is a United States of America registered public company currently operating a gold mining and exploration corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary company Compania Minera PLS.A. In Ecuador, (South America) which controls a Gold mining and exploration concession called the Miranda Alto. For more information please visit: www.andesgold-ir.com

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