Esperanza Silver Corporation

Esperanza Silver Corporation

June 14, 2005 14:58 ET

Esperanza Silver Corporation: Appointment of New Directors and Granting of Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 14, 2005) - Esperanza Silver Corporation ("Esperanza" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EPZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steven Ristorcelli and Mr. Joseph Ovsenek to the board of directors.

Mr. Ovsenek is Senior Vice-President of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Mr. Ristorcelli is Principal Geologist of Mine Development Associates, a well known mining consultancy.

The Company also announces that pursuant to the Company's Stock Option Plan, 875,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $0.40 per share for a period of five years have been granted to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company.

Esperanza Silver is dedicated to the exploration and discovery of new silver projects in the Americas. It currently is active in Mexico, Peru and Bolivia. It uses a combination of advanced exploration technology and basic geologic prospecting techniques to add value to its prospects.

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

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