March 24, 2011

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (MARKET WIRE) — 03/24/11 — Aura Minerals Inc. (“Aura Minerals” or the “Company”) (TSX: ORA) announces that the Company will release its fourth-quarter and full year 2010 financial and operational results, after the close of business on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. A conference call and audio webcast will follow on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 9 a.m. (eastern time) for management to discuss the results. This discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer period with investors.

Live Dial-In Information ———————— Toronto and International: 416-695-7848 North America (Toll Free): 800-355-4959 Participant Audio Webcast: http://www.auraminerals.com/ Replay Call Information ———————– Toronto and International: 905-694-9451 Passcode: 7801002# North America (Toll Free): 800-408-3053 Passcode: 7801002#

The conference call replay will be available from 2 p.m. eastern time on March 31, 2011, until 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 15, 2011

About Aura Minerals Inc.

Aura Minerals is a Canadian mid-tier gold production company focused on the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The Company’s producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, and the Sao Francisco and Sao Vicente gold mines in Brazil. The Company also operates the copper-gold-silver Aranzazu Mine in Zacatecas state in Mexico. Other significant assets include the feasibility-stage Serrote Deposit at the copper-gold-iron ore Arapiraca Project in Brazil.

Contacts: Aura Minerals Inc.

Patrick Downey President & Chief Executive Officer (604) 669-4777 (604) 696-0212 (FAX) info@auraminerals.com www.auraminerals.com

Source: Aura Minerals Inc.