Latin American Minerals Inc.

Latin American Minerals Inc.

April 19, 2007 10:50 ET

Latin American Minerals Inc.: Option Agreements Over the Paso Yobai Gold Project in Paraguay Become Effective

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 19, 2007) - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAT) is pleased to announce that, further to its press release of February 21, 2007 announcing the Paso Yobai Gold Project in Paraguay, the option agreements' preconditions have been met and approvals, including regulatory and Paraguay government approvals, have been obtained. Accordingly, the option agreements are effective.

Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of exploration opportunities in South America.

The TSXV has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or the accuracy of this release.

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