Cuervo Reports Additional Holes at Cerro Ccopane Iron Project i

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Cuervo Reports Additional Holes at Cerro Ccopane Iron Project in Peru 
* Hole 16, drilled as a southerly step out at Bob 1 zone, showed near surface
magnetite intersection of 65 meters grading 41% Fe. 
* Holes 14 and 15, also drilled as southerly step outs, showed magnetite
intersections of 23 meters grading 30% Fe and 47 meters grading 20% Fe,
* Final two holes of current drill program completed, results of these northerly
step outs expected in four to five weeks. 
* Preparation of a NI 43-101 Resource Estimate on "Bob 1" Zone commenced, with
release targeted for February 2013. 
December 5, 2012 - Toronto, Ont. 
Cuervo Resources Inc. (CNSX-FE; FWB-CRR; "Cuervo" or the "Company") reports
results from the latest three holes drilled on the Bob 1 zone of its Cerro
Ccopane Iron Project in south central Peru. Laboratory results of Hole 16,
designated BDH12-16, intersected 65.1 meters grading 40.9% Fe. Holes BDH12-14
and BDH12-15, which were also drilled as southerly step outs from the central
area of the zone, showed Fe grades of 29.6% and 19.9%, respectively, in
relatively narrow magnetite intersections. As a consequence of the southerly
step out drilling, the indicated strike length of the Bob 1 magnetite
mineralization has been extended to approximately 1,400 meters. 
The results from Hole 16 are similar to those of 13 previously reported holes
from the central area the Bob 1 zone, each evidencing a large intersection of
high grade magnetite mineralization over a strike length exceeding 1,000 meters.
The narrower magnetite mineralized intersections encountered in Holes 14 and 15
are viewed as being customary in skarn type deposits such as is evident at the
Bob 1 zone. 
The final two holes of the current drill program have recently been completed as
northerly step outs from the central area of the Bob 1 zone. Laboratory results
of these holes are expected in the next four to five weeks. Overall, the aim of
the 18 hole, 4,500 meter drill program has been to test the billion tonne
potential of the Bob 1 zone indicated by a 3 kilometers belt of  magnetite
outcropping and strong geophysical signatures. 
Preparation of a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate on the Bob 1 zone has now
commenced with release targeted for February 2013. 
Tables 1 through 3 present the analytical summaries of results from holes
BDH12-14, BDH12-15 and BDH12-16. 
Drill holes 14, 15 and 16 intersected intervals of magnetite with intervals of
an intermediate intrusive. Sulphide mineralization (predominantly pyrite) is
also locally present in all drill holes reported on the Bob 1 zone. 
Table 1
Intersection of Bob 1 Zone BDH12-16 
of    above                 Assay Results
From   To   Cutoff Interval Cutoff  Fe   Sio2    S     P      Mn     Cu
 (m)   (m)   (%)    (m)     (m)    (%)   (%)    (%)   (%)    (%)    (%)
18.30 83.40   -    65.10   65.10  40.9% 21.22% 1.27% 0.056% 0.171% 0.089%
18.30 83.40  10%   65.10   60.40  43.6% 19.36% 1.37% 0.048% 0.172% 0.095%
18.30 83.40  20%   65.10   57.90  44.8% 18.46% 1.41% 0.045% 0.170% 0.099%
Table 2
Intersection of Bob 1 Zone BDH-12-15 
of    above                 Assay Results
From   To   Cutoff Interval Cutoff  Fe   Sio2    S     P      Mn     Cu
 (m)   (m)   (%)    (m)     (m)    (%)   (%)    (%)   (%)    (%)    (%)
190.30 237.00  -   46.70   46.70  19.9% 35.35% 1.70% 0.068% 0.218% 0.059%
190.30 237.00 10%  46.70   30.10  27.5% 29.08% 2.00% 0.057% 0.252% 0.065%
190.30 237.00 20%  46.70   19.25  33.8% 24.16% 1.92% 0.056% 0.279% 0.060%
Table 3
Intersection of Bob 1 BDH-12-14 
of    above                 Assay Results
From    To  Cutoff Interval Cutoff  Fe   Sio2    S     P      Mn     Cu
267.75 291.00  -    23.25   22.65 29.6% 27.94% 2.41% 0.058% 0.210% 0.065%
267.75 291.00 10%   23.25   19.60 32.9% 25.40% 2.65% 0.056% 0.213% 0.071%
267.75 291.00 20%   23.25   14.20 40.0% 20.19% 2.97% 0.056% 0.213% 0.078%
Magnetic mineralization has been mapped on surface along more than 3 kilometers
at Bob 1 providing the explanation of the geophysical anomaly. The sulphides
when present in the Bob 1 drill cores exhibit similar grain sizes within the
magnetite mineralization that were  previously outlined at the Orcopura,
Huillque and Aurora zones some 10 kilometers SSE. Additional information showing
the map location of the current Bob 1 drill holes and the laboratory results can
be found at the Company's website at: 
A nominal sampling interval of 2.0m is currently being carried out within the
sections of typical iron mineralization. Analyses were performed by the SGS DEL
PERU S.A.C. Laboratory in Lima Peru which is a member of the S.G.S.
International Group of Laboratories and is ISO 9001 certified. Laboratory check
analyses were performed on approximately 10% of the samples submitted while
field duplicate samples were performed on average of 1 in 15 samples submitted
and field standard samples were performed on an average of 1 in 40 samples sent
to the laboratory. The Company is satisfied with the reproducibility of the
analyses for the elements
reported. All drill cores were logged and sampled at Cuervo's logging/cutting
facility in Cusco. 
The current exploration work and content of this release has been carried out
under the supervision of Mr. Velasquez Spring, P.Eng., a qualified person for
Cuervo under the definition of NI43-101. 
For further information, please contact Mr. Brian Berner, CEO and a Director of
the Company, at 416-203-3957 ext 201 or Mr. Tom Berner, Investor Relations, at
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