Hunt Mining Corp. Announces Finalized Agreement for the La

Hunt Mining Corp. Announces Finalized Agreement for the La Valenciana
Project and Amendment to La Josefina Project in Santa Cruz Argentina 
LIBERTY LAKE, WASHINGTON -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Hunt Mining
Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:HMX) is pleased to announce
that it has signed an exploration agreement for the La Valenciana
project located in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. The La Valenciana
project is contiguous to the Corporation's flagship La Josefina
project. The Corporation also signed an amendment to its La Josefina
These agreements were finalized with Fomicruz, the provincial mining
authority for the Santa Cruz province of Argentina. With the addition
of the La Valenciana project, the Corporation added an additional 328
square kilometres of land situated contiguous to the west of the
Corporation's flagship La Josefina project. Contiguous to the south
of the La Valenciana project is Mirasol Resources Ltd.'s Joaquin
silver-gold discovery. The La Valenciana project lies approximately
100 km north of the Mina Martha silver mine operated by Coeur d'Alene
Mines. Mina Martha was discovered by Mr. Matt Hughes, President and
CEO of Hunt Mining and Danilo Silva, President of Cerro Cazador S.A.,
Hunt Mining's 100% owned Argentine subsidiary("CCSA").  
Exploration efforts to date at La Valenciana have focused on
due-diligence sampling of high priority targets with mineralization
exposed at surface. Results from this sampling will be released when
all results are available.  
The La Josefina amendment allows for an extension of exploration and
development for an additional six years until 2019. Particulars of
both contracts will be disclosed once certified English translations
have been completed. 
The La Valenciana contract and La Josefina amendment were accepted
and signed by Fomicruz Vice President, Mr. Jorge Valvano, effective
November 15th 2012. These agreements recognize that mineral
exploration is an activity that demands flexibility and adaptability
to unique circumstances and provides that the development schedule
for the projects may be modified from time-to-time by mutual consent
of Fomicruz and CCSA.  
About Hunt Mining  
Hunt Mining Corp. has been an active and aggressive explorer in Santa
Cruz since 2006. During that time, Hunt's wholly owned subsidiary,
Cerro Cazador S.A., has completed a large amount of exploration
activity including approximately 57,000 meters of HQ core drilling,
416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and
more than 15,000 surface channel, chip, and trench samples. Hunt
Mining entered into an exploration agreement with Eldorado Gold for
exploration and development in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina.
Historical results and additional information can be viewed at  
This announcement contains forward-looking information and
forward-looking statements (collectively, "forward-looking
information") within the meaning of applicable securities laws,
relating, but not limited to the Corporation's expectations,
intentions, plans and beliefs. Forward-looking information can often
be identified by the use of words such as 'anticipate', 'believe',
'expect', 'goal', 'plan', 'intend', 'estimate', 'may' and 'will' or
similar words suggesting future outcomes or other expectations
including the release of the results of the due diligence sampling at
La Valenciana. Such forward looking-information is based on
assumptions and current expectations that involve a number of known
and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to
differ materially from those expressed or implied by the
forward-looking information. Factors that could cause actual results
to differ materially from any forward-looking information include,
but are not limited to, failure to establish estimated resources, the
grade and recovery of ore which is mined varying from estimates,
capital and operating costs varying significantly from estimates,
delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required governmental,
environmental or other project approvals, inflation, changes in
exchange rates, fluctuations in commodity prices, delays in the
development of projects, uncertainties relating to the interpretation
of the geology, continuity, grade and size estimates of mineral
resources and unanticipated operational or technical difficulties and
other factors. Such forward-looking information is based on a number
of assumptions, including but not limited to, the availability of
financing, no significant decline in existing general business and
economic conditions, the level and volatility of the price of gold,
the accuracy of the Corporation's resource estimates and of the
geological, metallurgical, price and other assumptions on which the
estimates are based. Should one or more risks and uncertainties
materialize or should any assumptions prove incorrect, then actual
results could vary materially from those expressed or implied in the
forward-looking information and accordingly, readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information.
Readers are further cautioned that the forgoing lists of risks,
uncertainties, assumptions and other factors are not exhaustive. The
Corporation does not assume the obligation to revise or update this
forward-looking information after the date of this announcement or to
revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future
unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable
securities laws. 
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
Hunt Mining Corp.
Dean Stuart
Investor Relations
(403) 517 2270
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