Latin American Minerals Inc.

Latin American Minerals Inc.

October 22, 2007 17:00 ET

Latin American Minerals Retains Dr. Greg Corbett as Technical Advisor on Porphyry Cu-Au and Epithermal Au-Ag Deposits

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2007) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAT) is pleased to announce that it has retained Dr. Greg Corbett, RPGeo, President of Corbett Geological Services,, to provide independent technical reviews of Lat's exploration projects.

Dr. Corbett has 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry, mainly in porphyry Cu-Au and epithermal Au-Ag mineralization, with an emphasis upon the structural controls to ore formation, including development of exploration strategies and conceptual exploration models. He provides consulting service on a wide range of projects worldwide.

Greg received is Ph.D from the University of New South Wales, Broken Hill Campus in 1979; he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists - President 2001 -2002 and is Registered Professional Geoscientist (RPGeo); a member of the Geological Society of Australia a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists.

During August Dr. Corbett visited Lat's Paso Yobai Gold Project in Paraguay and conducted an independent technical review of the project. The advice and guidance he provided to our geologist one site was invaluable and provided significant insight into the potential of the project. For further information please review his report on under technical reports.

LAT is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of base and precious metals projects in under-explored but highly prospective countries of Latin America.

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