Candente Resource Corp.

Candente Resource Corp.
Orex Ventures Inc.

Orex Ventures Inc.

April 11, 2005 14:47 ET

Candente and Orex Identify Twelve Exploration Targets on Las Sorpresas Gold Property, Peru


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: CANDENTE RESOURCE CORP.

TSX SYMBOL: DNT

AND OREX VENTURES INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: REX

APRIL 11, 2005 - 14:47 ET

Candente and Orex Identify Twelve Exploration Targets
on Las Sorpresas Gold Property, Peru

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 11, 2005) - Candente
Resource Corp (TSX:DNT) and Orex Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:REX) are
pleased to announce that twelve gold and gold-copper exploration targets
have been identified within the Las Sorpresas property. Las Sorpresas
borders the southern boundary of Yanacocha, the world's largest
open-pit, heap leach gold operation with in excess of 35 million ounces
of gold. The targets are part of a trend of domal-circular features,
structural controls and clay alteration zones, which are also associated
with some of Yanacocha's gold deposits including Cerro Quillish which
lies just northwest of the Las Sorpresas property.

Domal-circular features often represent intrusions which acted as heat
sources for gold mineralizing systems and the controlling structures are
believed to have acted as some of the pathways for the gold bearing
solutions which deposited gold at Yanacocha. On Las Sorpresas two major
NW-NNW trending faults cross the central part of the property and extend
northward into the central Yanacocha main mine area and across the NE
flank of the Cerro Quillish gold deposit. A cluster of domal-circular
features occurs along this structure. The satellite imagery also located
a number of alunite, pyrophyllite and kaolinite, alteration anomalies on
the Las Sorpresas property, which are similar to those occurring with
gold mineralization in the Yanacocha deposits.

Evidence of gold mineralization on Las Sorpresas, found through previous
work by Candente, includes anomalous levels of gold in stream sediments,
hydrothermal alteration zones and key (geochemical) trace elements in
soils and rocks. All of these indicators are similar to those which have
assisted in gold discoveries at Yanacocha.

The structural and alteration interpretation was conducted on a
satellite photo image covering both the Las Sorpresas property and the
Yanachocha mine area. Murphy Geological Services of Cork, Ireland
completed the study on an Aster high resolution satellite image which
encompassed an area 48 km east-west by 64 km north-south.

During late 2004, Candente and Orex carried out a geophysical Induced
Polarization (IP) survey, which evaluated depths of up to 200 meters
only. Further IP surveys are planned to have a deeper penetration in
order to locate buried gold and gold-copper sulphide deposits similar to
those which underlie the oxide gold deposits currently being mined at
Yanacocha.

The Las Sorpresas property is situated in the Andean mountains of
Northern Peru and is road accessible one hour from the City of
Cajamarca. Exploration on the property is operated by Candente's
Peruvian exploration team employed by subsidiary Cia. Minera Oro
Candente S.A. ("Oro Candente") and lead by Ing. Fredy Huanqui, Director
and Vice President Exploration for Latin America. Michael Casselman,
M.Sc., P.Geo., General Manager Exploration and Director of Candente and
Joanne C. Freeze, P.Geo., President, are the qualified persons (QP) as
defined by NI 43-101 for the project discussed above and they have
verified the information, have read and approved the contents of this
release.

Further exploration is planned to commence in May, following the rainy
season, and will include additional geophysical (IP) surveys with deeper
penetration abilities. The IP survey will cover the major NW-NNW
trending faults and clusters of domal and circular features extending
southward from Yanacocha's main mine area and Cerro Quilish gold
deposit, as well as areas with alunite and pyrophyllite alteration
anomalies.

Orex has the right to earn a 51% interest in the Las Sorpresas property
by incurring exploration expenditures of US$2.5 million by December 31,
2007 on the property, while Candente retains the right to operate all
exploration during this period. In addition to the exploration
expenditure commitments, Candente has received US$15,000 in cash and
will receive staged share issuances totalling 250,000 shares for the
property by January 31st, 2008.

Candente is a diversified copper and gold exploration company. Our focus
is to increase shareholder value through discovery. Candente has an
advanced exploration stage copper project, Canariaco, and several other
gold and gold-copper projects in Peru and Newfoundland. Candente's
directors have individual track records in both the discovery and
development of multi-million ounce gold and silver, and multi-billion
pound copper deposits. Candente subscribes to principles which ensure
that its exploration and development activities are beneficial to the
local communities.

Orex is a junior mineral exploration company, comprised of highly
qualified mining professionals with a current focus on the exploration
of prospective gold properties in northern Peru. Management is actively
engaged in the acquisition of new properties in South America.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joanne Freeze, P.Geo., President & CEO

Candente Resource Corp. - Release No. 127

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gary Cope, President & CEO

Orex Ventures Inc.

CANDENTE RESOURCE CORP. - TSX:DNT - DISCLAIMER

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but
not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming
work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles,
potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements
address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent
risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those
currently anticipated in such statements. Candente relies upon
litigation protection for forward-looking statements.

OREX VENTURES INC.- TSX VENTURE:REX - DISCLAIMER

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This News
Release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited
to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs,
geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential
mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address
future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently
anticipated in such statements. Orex relies upon litigation protection
for forward-looking statements.


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