Medoro Resources Ltd.

Medoro Resources Ltd.

February 07, 2011 19:54 ET

Medoro Resources Announces Board Appointment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2011) - Medoro Resources Ltd. (TSX:MRS)(TSX:MRS.WT) announced today that it has appointed Hernan Juan Jose Martinez Torres to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Martinez's appointment fills a vacancy on the Board that was left after the resignation of a director of the Company in September 2010.

Mr. Martinez has served as the Colombian Minister of Mines and Energy from July 2006 to August 2010 and he has also served as President of International Colombia Resources Corporation, President of Atunec S.A., President and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Colombia S.A., and Manager of Corporate Planning for Esso Colombiana S.A. Mr. Martinez currently sits on the Board of Directors of CB Gold Ltd., and previously, was a director of various private and public companies, including Interconexion Electrica S.A. ESP, Transmision Electrica S.A., and Inversura S.A., ISAGEN Energia Productiva, and was Chairman of Cart Escopetorl. Mr. Martinez has also served as Council President and Representative of the President of Colombia at the National Hydrocarbons Agency. Mr. Martinez holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, and specialized in Petroleum Management at Northwestern University.

"We are delighted that Mr. Martinez has joined the Medoro Board. As the former Colombian Minister of Mines and Energy, Mr. Martinez brings to Medoro considerable knowledge and experience in the mining industry, particularly in Colombia," said Serafino Iacono, the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Medoro.

About Medoro Resources Ltd.

Medoro Resources Ltd. is a gold exploration, development and mining company with its primary focus being the development of a large-scale, open-pit mine at Marmato in Colombia. Medoro also has a 5% interest in the former Frontino Gold Mines Ltd. properties in Colombia with an option to increase its interest to 50%. Medoro also holds a 100% interest in the Lo Increible 4A and 4B concessions in Venezuela, as well as interests in gold exploration properties in Mali.

Additional information on Medoro Resources Ltd. can be found on the Company's website at and by reviewing the Company's profile on SEDAR at

This news release contains "forward-looking information", which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the future financial or operating performance of Medoro and its projects. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Medoro to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this press release and Medoro disclaims, other than as required by law, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, results, future events, circumstances, or if management's estimates or opinions should change, or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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