Marifil Mines Ltd.

Marifil Mines Ltd.

March 16, 2005 11:29 ET

Marifil Retains Investor Relations Consultant


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FOR: MARIFIL MINES LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: MFM

MARCH 16, 2005 - 11:29 ET

Marifil Retains Investor Relations Consultant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 16, 2005) - Marifil
Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MFM) is pleased to announce that it has entered
into a consulting agreement with Clive H. Massey pursuant to which Mr.
Massey will provide investor relations and corporate finance services to
the Company. The consulting agreement is for a term of two years at a
fee of $5,000 per month.

For the past 22 years, Mr. Massey has been extensively involved in
public relations and marketing in various sectors of industry including
mining, manufacturing, financial services and high tech. Mr. Massey also
serves as Director of Corporate Communications for Inca Pacific Resources
Inc. and has acted in Public Relations Capacity for Pacific Rim Mining
Corp., Lumina Copper Corp. and numerous other public and private
companies.

The Company has granted an option to Mr. Massey to purchase up to a
total of 250,000 common shares in the capital of the Company. The
options, which are subject to regulatory acceptance, are exercisable at
a price of $0.50 per share and will vest over a two year period.

Marifil Mines is a Canadian resource exploration company with a
aggressive strategy, focused on exploring for precious and base metals
in Argentina. Visit our website at www.marifilmines.com for the latest
corporate information.

Marifil Mines Inc.

John Hite, President

Issued Share Capital: 18,332.931

Standard & Poor's Listed

Fully Diluted Share Capital: 21,322,892

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