March 20, 2012

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – March 20, 2012) – Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX:ORA) (“Aura Minerals” or the “Company”) announces that the Company will release its fourth-quarter and full year 2011 financial and operational results, after the close of business on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. A conference call and audio webcast will follow on Thursday, March 29, 2012 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: 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 28, 2012, until 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 13, 2012.

About Aura Minerals Inc.

Aura Minerals is a Canadian mid-tier gold and copper production company focused on the 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, the Sao Francisco and Sao Vicente gold mines in Brazil and the copper-gold-silver Aranzazu Mine in Mexico. Other significant assets include the feasibility-stage copper-gold-iron ore Serrote de Laje project (formerly, the Arapiraca Project) in Brazil.

For further information, please visit Aura Minerals’ web site at www.auraminerals.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Aura Minerals Inc.

Jim Bannantine President & Chief Executive Officer 604-669-4777 Fax: 604-696-0212(FAX) info@auraminerals.com www.auraminerals.com Source: Aura Minerals Inc.