Corriente Master Fund, L.P. announces acquisition of common shares of Roca Mines Inc.

    FORT WORTH, TX, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Corriente Advisors L.L.C., the general
partner of Corriente Master Fund, L.P., announced today that on February 11,
2008, Corriente Master Fund, L.P. acquired beneficial ownership of
728,900 common shares (the "Shares") of Roca Mines Inc. ("Roca"). The Shares
acquired in connection with the foregoing acquisition represent approximately
0.91% of the 80,507,910 issued and outstanding Shares as at the date hereof.
    After giving effect to the acquisition of the Shares, Corriente Master
Fund, L.P. is the beneficial owner of 8,740,000 Shares, which represents
10.86% of the 80,507,910 Shares issued and outstanding as at the date hereof.
Corriente Advisors, L.L.C. is the general partner of Corriente Master Fund,
L.P. and, as such, has the power to exercise control and direction over the
securities of Roca beneficially owned by Corriente Master Fund, L.P.
    The Shares were acquired through the facilities of the TSX Venture
Exchange for investment purposes. Corriente Master Fund, L.P. and its joint
actors may, from time to time, acquire additional securities of Roca, dispose
of some or all of the existing or additional securities they hold, or may
hold, or may continue to hold their current positions.
    Corriente Advisors L.L.C. will be filing a report (as contemplated by
National Instrument 62-103 The Early Warning System and Related Takeover Bid
and Insider Reporting Issues) in connection with its acquisition of the

For further information:

For further information: or to obtain a copy of such report, please
contact Mr. Chad Fahlberg, the Compliance Officer of Corriente Advisors,
L.L.C. at (817) 870-0455. Corriente Advisors, L.L.C., 201 Main Street, Suite
1800, Fort Worth, TX, 76102

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