Frontera Copper Corporation

Frontera Copper Corporation

April 18, 2011 18:41 ET

Frontera Announces Further Delays in Annual Filings

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 18, 2011) - Frontera Copper Corporation ("Frontera" or the "Company") (TSX:FCC.NT)(TSX:FCC.NT.A) announces that further to the Company's April 1, 2011 news release announcing a delay in the filing of the Company's financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2010, including the related management discussion and analysis, annual information form and CEO and CFO certifications (collectively, the "Required Documents"), the required Documents continue to be delayed but completion is expected to occur within approximately one week.

There is no disagreement with the auditors in connection with audit scope or accounting matters.

The Company is working diligently with its accounting staff and its auditors and anticipates that it will be in a position to file the Required Documents on or before April 26, 2011. The management cease trade order will continue to be in effect until the Required Documents are filed.

Until the Required Documents are filed, the Company intends to provide information in accordance with National Policy 12-203 Cease Trade Orders for Continuous Disclosure Defaults.

John Detmold, Financial Officer

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