Court confirms injunction against Sulliden from entering Shahuindo



    BLAINE, WA, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - Century Mining Corporation (CMM: TSX-V)
announced today that the Civil Court of Cajabamba in Peru has confirmed the
validity of the 2004 injunction against Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. from
entering on the Shahuindo concessions and has demanded that the Ministry of
Energy and Mining of Peru respect the terms of that injunction by rescinding
any permits issued to Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. which are inconsistent with
the terms of that injunction.
    Following from the Court's earlier decision to proceed with the physical
verification of compliance by Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. with the terms of the
February 26, 2004 injunction prohibiting Sulliden Shahuindo from entering the
Shahuindo concessions, the Civil Court of Cajabamba issued a decision on
November 9, 2007 that contained a stern warning to the Director General of
Environmental Issues of the Ministry of Energy and Mining of Peru. The Court
resolved, in that decision, to issue an official statement to the Director
General of Environmental Issues for the Ministry of Energy and Mining
reminding him of his obligations to observe to comply with the terms of 2004
injunction against Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. which prohibited the granting of
any permits to Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. The Court further stated that any
failure by the Director General to assume such legal obligations would result
in his criminal denunciation.
    On November 26, 2007, the Civil Court of Cajabamba issued the official
statement to the Director General of Environmental Issues of the Ministry of
Energy and Mining of Peru requesting confirmation of whether he has complied
with the obligations specified in the terms of the injunction against Sulliden
Shahuindo S.A.C. and reminding him of his obligations to do so.
    "This is a clear reflection of what Century has been saying all along,"
comments Margaret M. Kent, president and C.E.O. of Century Mining, "that the
permit issued to Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. has no legal foundation. It is
apparent that the permit is illegal, and even if the permit is not rescinded
quickly, it will expire in January 2008. It also appears evident from recent
decisions of the Court of Cajabamba that the permit will not be renewed and
that no new permit will be issued as a result of the valid injunction against
Sulliden Shahuindo S.A.C. from entering Shahuindo."
    Margaret Kent added, "We urge Sulliden shareholders to accept Century's
offer, as it is their only means for accessing Shahuindo and the considerable
potential this property holds. Sulliden shareholders should also urge their
management to stop the double talk about litigation and our takeover bid,
accept Century's offer, and work with Century to build a mine at Shahuindo."

    Note: Details of Century's takeover bid for Sulliden may be viewed on the
    SEDAR website at www.sedar.com

    About Century Mining Corporation

    Century Mining Corporation is an emerging mid-tier gold producer that is
aggressively acquiring producing mines and exploration properties in Peru. The
Company owns and produces gold at the Lamaque mine in Québec that historically
has produced over 9.4 million ounces of gold. In Peru, Century wholly-owned
subsidiaries own an 82.6% interest in the San Juan Mine where the Company
accounts for 100% of gold production. Century subsidiaries have also recently
acquired Rosario de Belen where it accounts for 100% of both gold and silver
production. Century's growth strategy is to acquire gold producing assets in
South America that will substantially reduce the Company's consolidated total
cash cost of production and where there is exceptional exploration potential
to expand production at these mines.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors,

    "Margaret M. Kent"

    Chairman, President & CEO

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    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press
    release.

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For further information:

For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@centurymining.com, Phone: (877) 284-6535 or (360) 332-4653,
Fax: (360) 332-4652, Website: www.centurymining.com

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