Salazar Resources Limited
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Salazar Resources Limited

April 21, 2009 09:00 ET

Salazar Granted Authorization to Resume Operations in Ecuador

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - Salazar Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SRL) is pleased to announce that it has received official notice from the Minister of Mines and Petroleum of Ecuador authorizing the restart of its field operations. The notice grants the company its right to continue its successful exploration program at the 100% owned Curipamba Property in Central West Ecuador, as well as its other properties throughout Ecuador.

Mr. Salazar, President and CEO, stated, "We are very pleased with the progress made in Ecuador and support the country's effort in building responsible mining and establishing a solid foundation for the future development of the mining industry. We are looking forward to recommencing our field program at Las Naves and prove up what we believe can become a significant discovery."

To view maps and photos related to the Curipamba Project please visit www.salazarresources.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF SALAZAR RESOURCES LIMITED

Fredy Salazar, President & CEO

About Salazar Resources Limited:

Salazar Resources Ltd. is a publicly-listed (TSX VENTURE:SRL) mineral resource company engaged in the exploration and development of new highly prospective areas in Ecuador. Led by a senior Ecuadorian management team and most notably by its namesake Fredy Salazar, this team has been instrumental in other major discoveries throughout Ecuador. Being an Ecuadorian based company gives the company a strategic advantage enabling the company to complete exploration at a rapid pace. With an excellent property portfolio (3 projects - 65,000 hectares), good geopolitical positioning and a number of strategic corporate and financial partnerships, Salazar has positioned itself to be a strategic player in Ecuador and throughout South America.

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

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