Vena Resources Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : VNARF
FRANKFURT : V1R
TSX : VEM

Vena Resources Inc.

August 16, 2007 09:19 ET

Vena Employees Safe and Projects Continue After Peru Earthquake

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2007) - Vena Resources Inc. (TSX:VEM)(LIMA:VEM)(FRANKFURT:V1R)(OTCBB:VNARF) confirms that in the wake of the large earthquake that hit Peru on August 15th, all its employees and their immediate families are accounted for as safe and well. Vena Resources has a strong social responsibility mandate and will make every effort to ensure that its employees and their families will receive assistance in the event help is required.

Vena's ongoing exploration and mining projects in Peru have not been affected by the earthquake and operations will continue. Minor delays are anticipated while phone lines and power is restored to affected regions.

Statements in this press release regarding the Company's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties, such as estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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