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NEWS

December 10, 2008

Southern Silver Extends Warrant Expiry Date
Southern Silver Exploration Corp. reported today that it has extended, from February 24th, 2009 to February 24th, 2010, the expiry date of 6,500,000 share purchase warrants to purchase up to an aggregate 6,500,000 shares of the company at a price of $0.60 per share.

These warrants were issued pursuant to a private placement of 13 million units with 6,500,000 share purchase warrants attached, which closed on February 23, 2007.

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On behalf of the Board of Directors

"Lawrence Page"
Lawrence Page, President,
Southern Silver Exploration Corp.


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