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Colombian Mines to Present at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference January 20 & 21, 2013, Vancouver, B.C.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 8, 2013) - Colombian Mines Corporation ("Colombian Mines" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:CMJ)(X6C.F) is pleased to announce that in addition to exhibiting in booth number 1402 at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Robert Carrington, the Company's President and CEO, will make a corporate presentation in Workshop 4 at 2:40 PM on Monday, January 21st. Mr. Carrington's presentation will provide guidance as to expected activities going forward into 2013, and provide an overview of the Company's principal projects including the high grade El Dovio and Mercedes projects. Slides from Mr. Carrington's presentation will be made available for viewing after his presentation. The Company would like to cordially invite all interested persons to visit us at our booth and take advantage of the opportunity to speak with management.

Additional information and a map of the Convention Center is available at www.cambridgehouse.com. Please contact Sharon Hebgin at 604-649-9195 from Canada, 760-668-7211 from the US or by email at shebgin@colombianmines.com for additional information.

On another issue, as many of you have noticed, access to our website has been limited over the last week. The Company has been advised by its website host that it has been experiencing technical problems and is working to resolve them as quickly as possible.

Mr. Robert G. Carrington, P. Geo, a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, the President and CEO of the Company, has reviewed and verified the technical information contained in this news release.

About Colombian Mines Corporation

Colombian Mines Corporation is an aggressive exploration and development stage company with a distinct "first mover" advantage in Colombia and one of the largest portfolios of 100% direct owned mineral assets among comparable companies in Colombia. Focused on developing shareholder value through exploration and development of key projects, the Company is also one of Colombia's leading "Prospect Generators" and applies an aggressive business model of organic growth through exploration while leveraging shareholder value through strategic alliances. Colombia is widely recognized as a highly prospective, under-explored country with exceptional mineral potential. Further information can be found on our website at www.colombianmines.com.

Robert G. Carrington, President & CEO

Forward-Looking Statement

Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Colombian Mines Corporation. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.