El Nino Ventures Inc. files amended & restated financial statements



    TSX.V: ELN
    Frankfurt: E7Q

    VANCOUVER, June 3 /CNW/ - El Nino Ventures Inc. ("El Nino" and "the
Company") (TSX.V: ELN; Frankfurt: E7Q) As a result of a review by the British
Columbia Securities Commission ("BCSC"), we are issuing the following press
release to clarify our disclosure.
    In response to comments received from the BCSC (by letter dated April 7,
2008), the Company has amended and restated its interim consolidated financial
statements for the periods ended April 30, July 31 and October 31, 2007
("Interim Financial Statements") and corresponding management discussion and
analysis ("MD&A") for each such financial period and for the year ended
January 31, 2007.
    The amendment and restatement of the Interim Financial Statements was
primarily due to adjustments required for the future income tax recovery on
flow-through shares ($1.7 million) and adjustments related to stock-based
compensation. The Company also took the opportunity to amend a number of
disclosure deficiencies identified by the BCSC and adjust for other
non-material accounting adjustments. A summary of the significant changes to
the figures is presented below:
    A full description of the adjustments made are noted in the amended and
restated Interim Financial Statements, which, along with the MD&A, are
available at www.sedar.com.
    A summary of the significant changes to the figures is presented below:

    
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    Canadian $s                   Three months ended/     Six months ended/
    (Unaudited)                   As at April 30, 2007   as at July 31, 2007
    (n/c =           ---------------------------------------------
     no change)                    Original   Restated   Original   Restated
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Interim consolidated
     statements of (income)
     loss items:
      Net exploration
       expenditures                 596,441    633,941  1,786,608  1,732,844
      Other expenses                151,830    234,181    440,580    644,213
      Recovery of future
       income taxes                       -  1,702,766          -  1,702,766
      Net loss (income)             748,271   (834,644) 2,231,188    674,291
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Interim consolidated
     balance sheet items:
      Assets                      4,095,480  4,093,667  5,874,835  5,806,117
      Liabilities                   167,157    167,157     66,500     63,309
      Non-controlling interest            -          -          -      3,191
      Shareholders' equity        3,928,323  3,926,508  5,808,335  5,739,617
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                                   Nine months ended/
    Canadian $s                           as at
    (Unaudited)                      October 31, 2007
    (n/c =            ----------------------
     no change)                    Original   Restated
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Interim consolidated
     statements of (income)
     loss items:
      Net exploration
       expenditures               3,520,232  3,362,693
      Other expenses                675,078  1,136,148
      Recovery of future
       income taxes                       -  1,702,766
      Net loss (income)           4,195,310  2,796,075
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Interim consolidated
     balance sheet items:
      Assets                      9,481,323  9,445,823
      Liabilities                    56,000     52,809
      Non-controlling interest            -      3,191
      Shareholders' equity        9,425,323  9,389,823
    ---------------------------------------------------
    

    In addition, in May 2008 Gordon Steblin, Chief Financial Officer,
tendered his resignation and will work with the Company until a suitable
replacement is hired.

    About El Nino

    El Nino is a junior exploration company, whose corporate objective is to
revisit former mining regions and apply the latest technologies to advanced
stage exploration targets. El Nino has an option to acquire a 70% interest in
over 350 square kilometers in the world renowned copper belt in the Democratic
Republic of Congo ("DRC"). In addition to our copper and cobalt projects in
the DRC, the Company has its project with Xstrata on the Bathurst Mining Camp
and has started drilling on its Ireland properties.

    On Behalf of the Board of Directors

    (signed)
    Jean Luc Roy, President and CEO

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    CUSIPNo. 28335E-10-6

    Note: this release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future
events or results and are based on current expectations or beliefs. For this
purpose, statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking
statements. In addition, forward-looking statements include statements in
which El Nino uses words such as "continue", "efforts", "expect", "believe",
"anticipate", "confident", "intend", "strategy", "plan", "will", "estimate",
"project", "goal", "target", "prospects", "optimistic" or similar expressions.
These statements by their nature involve risks and uncertainties, and actual
results may differ materially depending on a variety of important factors,
including, among others, El Nino's ability and continuation of efforts to
timely and completely make available adequate current public information,
additional or different regulatory and legal requirements and restrictions
that may be imposed, and other factors as may be discussed in the documents
filed by El Nino on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), including the most recent reports
that identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ
from those contained in the forward-looking statements. El Nino does not
undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or
estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking
statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to
reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Investors should not place
undue reliance on forward-looking statements.




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Fax: (604) 683-4887, Email: info@elninoventures.com, Or visit:
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