Vancouver, BC -- May 16, 2005. President, Chief Executive fficer, Harry Barr of Vancouver,British Columbia, a control person of El Nino Ventures Inc. (the "Company") wishes to announce that he purchased an aggregate of 14,000 common shares of the Company on May 16,2005 through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange. 7,000 common shares have been purchased at a price of $0.29, 5,000 common shares have been purchased at a price of $0.295 and 2,000 common shares have been purchased at a price of $0.30.
Mr. Barr now owns directly and indirectly an aggregate of 1,712,799 common shares which represents 30.3% of the Company's issued and outstanding shares.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Harry Barr, President
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