Latin American Minerals Inc.

Latin American Minerals Inc.

September 15, 2009 12:05 ET

Latin American Minerals Inc. Announces Addition of Gary O'Connor to the Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2009) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAT) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that Mr. Gary O'Connor has joined the board of directors. Mr. O'Connor is currently Vice President, Exploration, Dundee Resources. Prior to joining Dundee Resources, he was Vice-President, Exploration of Gabriel Resources Ltd. Mr. O'Connor has over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and development throughout the world. He graduated from the University of Auckland in 1982 with a degree in geology.

Waldo A. Perez, interim President and CEO of the Corporation stated, "Gary's experience in gold deposits, resource definition and project evaluation is a valuable addition to our board and will enhance the ability of the company to advance our projects faster and more efficiently".

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

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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