BECKER GOLD MINES LTD. CHANGES NAME TO SONORO METALS CORP.

BECKER GOLD MINES LTD. (TSXV: BDF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to “Sonoro Metals Corp.” effective January 6, 2012 pursuant to the Articles of the Company and as approved by the Company’s board of directors on December 20, 2011. It is expected the Company’s common shares will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under its new name effective at the opening of trading on Monday, January 9, 2012 under the symbol “SMO”.

BECKER GOLD MINES LTD.

Stephen Kenwood, President

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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release are “forward-looking” within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. They include statements about the date the common shares of the Company are expected to commence trading under the new name and trading symbol. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company’s management on the date the statements are made and they involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Consequently, there can be no assurances that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Except as required by the securities laws applicable to the Company and the policies of the Exchange, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management’s beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties.