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Torex clarifies media misinformation

…Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”)…issued a statement today in response to misinformation that is being circulated by labour groups and the media.The Company was made aware of an incident that happened this past weekend in the town of Atzcala… During this incident, two men were killed in the course of a dispute. Torex confirms that the two men were not employees of the Company. With regards to operations at the Company’s ELG Mine, there is no strike. There is an illegal blockade… which arose because of a dispute between the union that legally represents the Company’s workers (the “CTM Union”) and the union that wants to represent the workers (the “Miners Union”)… for reasons the Company does not know, the Miners Union chose to organize a blockade of the ELG Mine and threaten the unionized workers to stop all activities. Of the Company’s unionized workers, approximately 15% have been participating in the illegal blockade. The remaining unionized workers continue to be paid at a reduced rate, but have been sent home for safety reasons…