TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 9, 2019: Cordoba Minerals Corp. (TSX-V:CDB; OTCQB:CDBMF) ("Cordoba" or the "Company") is today providing this update regarding its exploration activities at the Alacran copper-gold deposit, located within the 100%-owned San Matias copper-gold project in Colombia.
Cordoba announces the suspension of diamond drilling operations at Alacran due to potential security concerns raised by Company personnel and contractors after receiving demands and threats. The security and safety of the Company's employees, contractors and the local communities is of the highest importance and the suspension of operations will continue until the satisfactory completion of an investigation by the authorities.
The Company has had discussions with the National government, the local authorities and the Colombian military to resolve the issue in a timely manner. The National government and the local authorities have offered their continuing support to reinstate operations as soon as possible. The Company thanks the authorities for their assistance and the armed forces for their continuing presence pursuant to a formal military cooperation agreement to ensure the safety of the employees and contractors of the Company and the local communities.
The Company will update the market when there is further material information.
About Cordoba Minerals
Cordoba Minerals Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and acquisition of copper and gold projects. Cordoba is currently exploring its 100%-owned San Matias Copper-Gold Project, which includes the advanced-stage Alacran Deposit, located in the Department of Cordoba, Colombia. Cordoba has also entered into a Joint Venture and Earn-In Agreement to explore the Perseverance porphyry copper project in Arizona, USA. For further information, please visit www.cordobaminerals.com.
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This news release includes "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. All statements included in this news release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements including, without limitation, that exploration activities will resume in a timely manner; and that discussions with government authorities will help to resolve the issues. Forward-looking statements include predictions, projections and forecasts and are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "potential", "target", "budget" and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may", "will", "should", "could" or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions and includes the negatives thereof.
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