Aura Minerals Inc.
TSX : ORA

Aura Minerals Inc.

December 02, 2009 13:01 ET

Aura Minerals Provides Statement on Share Price Increase

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2009) - Aura Minerals Inc. ("Aura Minerals" or the "Company") (TSX:ORA), at the request of Market Surveillance on behalf of the Toronto Stock Exchange, advises that it is not aware of any reason for the recent increase in the Company's share price, other than the increase in the price of gold.

About Aura Minerals Inc.

Aura Minerals is a Canadian resource company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mining properties in the Americas. In addition to the Company's San Andres Gold Mine in Honduras and the Aranzazu Project in Mexico, the Company owns the advanced stage Arapiraca Project in north-eastern Brazil. The Company has also agreed to acquire the Sao Francisco and Sao Vicente Gold Mines in Brazil, subject to regulatory approvals.

Cautionary Statement:

This news release contains forward-looking statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those risks set out in Aura Minerals' public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although Aura Minerals believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. Aura Minerals disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

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