Latin American Minerals Inc.

Latin American Minerals Inc.

October 13, 2009 20:00 ET

Latin American Minerals Grants Incentive Stock Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2009) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAT) (the "Corporation") announces the grant of new incentive stock options to acquire 1,070,000 common shares to certain directors, senior officers and employees of the Corporation and its subsidiaries having a term of five years and an exercise price of $0.22 per share. The options shall vest over a period of one year from the date of grant in four equal intervals and are otherwise subject to the terms of the Corporation's stock option plan.

Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of mineral projects in under-explored but highly prospective countries of Latin America.

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