ANDINA Minerals Inc.

ANDINA Minerals Inc.

June 03, 2005 16:30 ET

ANDINA Announces Election of New Director

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 3, 2005) - ANDINA Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ADM) ("Andina" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Eduardo Rosselot was elected to Andina's board of directors at the Company's recent Annual and Special Shareholders Meeting. Mr. Rosselot, who is presently Vice President, Business Development and Special Projects for Orvana Minerals Corp., is a mining engineering with over 20 years of related industry experience including eight years with NCL Ingenieria y Construccion S.A. in Chile and seven years with TVX Gold Inc., at TVX's Stratoni operations.

"We are very pleased to have Mr. Rosselot join the board", stated Mr. T. Sean Harvey, Non-executive Chairman of the Board. "His considerable knowledge and experience in the South American mining industry will be a valuable asset to Andina as the Company advances its portfolio of Chilean precious metals exploration projects".

Andina is a well financed, Americas focused exploration company with a diversified portfolio of gold, copper and silver exploration projects in Chile and Mexico. The Company is dedicated to maximizing the value of its exploration assets through a commitment to fiscally responsible exploration.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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