Salazar Resources Limited

Salazar Resources Limited

February 04, 2010 08:45 ET

Salazar Resources Appoints Mr. John Buckle to Technical Team

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2010) - Salazar Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SRL) is pleased to report that in anticipation of shortly recommencing its exploration activities, Mr. John Buckle P.Geo, P.Geoph., has joined the Salazar technical team on a full-time basis and will be the Company's qualified person for reporting purposes under NI 43-101. Mr. Buckle is a geophysicist with over 35 years experience in the design, execution, interpretation and marketing of a wide range of geophysical survey techniques for the resource and environmental industries.

Since 1998, Mr. Buckle has been the principal of Geological Solutions, a geological consulting firm, specializing in geophysical and geological exploration work. During this time Mr. Buckle worked on precious and base metal projects in Canada, USA, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. From August 1995 to October 1998, Mr. Buckle was Vice President Business Development of Quantec Geoscience, a geological consulting firm. Mr. Buckle has a B.Sc. from York University and a Geological Technicians Certificate from Sault College. Among his many accomplishments Mr. Buckle was the President of the Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society and President of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario 2003-2004.

"I am very pleased to have an opportunity to work on what I believe to be one of the most exciting VMS projects in the Americas,"stated John Buckle.

Fredy Salazar, President and CEO stated, "We are very fortunate to have someone of John's expertise to come on-board in this capacity".

The Company is still awaiting final authorization to recommence drilling and exploration and has been recently issued their permanent water permit replacing the temporary issue. Final authorization is expected shortly.


Fredy Salazar, President & CEO

About Salazar Resources Limited:

Salazar Resources Ltd. is a publicly-listed (TSX VENTURE:SRL) mineral resource company engaged in the exploration and development of new highly prospective areas in Ecuador. Led by a senior Ecuadorian management team and most notably by its namesake Fredy Salazar, this team has been instrumental in other major discoveries throughout Ecuador. Being an Ecuadorian based company gives the company a strategic advantage enabling the company to complete exploration at a rapid pace. With an excellent property portfolio (3 projects - 42,900 hectares), good geopolitical positioning and a number of strategic corporate and financial partnerships, Salazar has positioned itself to be a strategic player in Ecuador and throughout South America.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

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