Latin American Minerals Inc.

Latin American Minerals Inc.

March 22, 2007 10:55 ET

Latin American Minerals Announces Appointment of Raymond Mitchell as Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2007) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:LAT) is pleased to announce that Raymond Mitchell, C.A., has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Mr. Mitchell is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years' experience. Mr. Mitchell was the Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of The Canadian Depository for Securities ("CDS") for a span of 9 years and performed a variety of roles for the organization over his 24 years career with CDS, including providing executive oversight of the development of the SEDAR system. For 6 years prior to his engagement with CDS, Mr. Mitchell performed a variety of financial functions for a large Canadian Trust Company.

David Wahl, CEO of the Company, stated that "with his wealth of experience, Ray will be an important addition to the management team, and we are very pleased to welcome him aboard."

Ivano Cristante has resigned as CFO of the Company and the Board of Directors of the Company thanks him for his important contribution during his tenure.

Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of exploration opportunities in South America. For more information please contact David Wahl, President and CEO at (416) 593-9356 or visit

The appointment of the CFO is subject to TSXV approval.

The TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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