Latin American Minerals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : LAT

Latin American Minerals Inc.

July 11, 2016 08:00 ET

Latin American Appoints Chief Operating Officer to Manage Mining and Processing Operations in Paraguay

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 11, 2016) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAT) (the "Company" or "LAT") today announced the appointment of Mr. Cameron Tymstra as Chief Operating Officer to oversee the mining and processing operations for the Company's Independencia gold mine in Paso Yobai, Paraguay.

Cameron Tymstra holds a degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has worked on a number of exploration and development projects across Canada, United States and Colombia. These projects include gold, silver, iron and uranium. Cameron served as the Operations Manager for Northern Iron Corp. where he oversaw the feasibility investigations at their Ontario projects. He spent the last two years as the Mining Engineer at Magnetation Inc.'s iron tailings mining and reprocessing operations in the United States.

"It is a pleasure to welcome Cameron to the Latin American Minerals team," states Basil Botha, Chairman & CEO. "Cameron speaks Spanish and brings a host of much needed skills to the Paso Yobai project, including mining, ore processing and exploration development across a broad spectrum of minerals and metals. Cameron's skill set will be a major asset to the Company as it continues to advance its 100% owned gold-project in Paraguay."

Ms. Tymstra's appointment is subject to clearance by the Toronto Stock Exchange.

About the Company

Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration and gold mining company with its core gold and diamond projects in Paraguay. The Company is currently expanding its Independencia Mine gold processing plant to encompass vat-leach gold recovery from mineralization extracted in open pit mining activities at its fully permitted mining concession.

Management has identified six gold zones for drill testing on the Company's adjacent exploration claims, which are part of the Company's 15,020 hectare Paso Yobai gold project.

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