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Latin American Minerals Announces Sale of Interest in the Paso Yobai Gold Project



September 12, 2018 / TheNewswire / Toronto, Ontario - Latin American Minerals Inc. (TSXV: LAT) (the "Company") announces that it has sold its 100% interest in its subsidiary Latin American Minerals S.A which controls 100% of the Paso Yobai Gold Project. The sale terminates all of the Company's rights and obligations related to the subsidiary. The subsidiary was sold to a local consortium.

As referenced in the press release dated August 24th, as a result of the strategic review process, the board of directors received and reviewed several offers and alternative transactions which led to this transaction and the sale of the company's Paraguayan interests.

Latin American Minerals CEO Mathew Wilson states: "Given general weakness in the gold market, particularly for this level of exploration, the decision was made to sell the asset. Starting with the Butt Township project, the company is shifting its focus to more stable jurisdictions and prospects more aligned with the company's capabilities."

Details of the transaction

The Company has sold its entire interest in its wholly owned Paraguayan subsidiary. The subsidiary holds all exploration and production interests in Paraguay. The company received net proceeds of $750,000 USD. A portion of the proceeds will be paid to business and legal advisors.

About the Company

Latin American Minerals Inc. is a mineral exploration company which holds its primary asset in Ontario, Canada. The Butt Township Property consists of 1,280 hectares in Butt Township, District of Nipissing, Ontario.

For more information, please contact:

Mathew Wilson, Mfin, CFA

President and CEO

Tel: 1-416-643-7630

E-mail: information@latinamericanminerals.com

Website: www.latinamericanminerals.com

The Company's public documents may be accessed at www.sedar.com.

For further information, please visit our website at www.latinamericanminerals.com or email us at

information@latinamericanminerals.com.

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