July 28, 2010

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (MARKET WIRE) — 07/28/10 — Aura Minerals Inc. (“Aura Minerals” or the “Company”) (TSX: ORA) announces that the Company will release its second quarter 2010 financial and operational results, after market close on Wednesday, August 11, 2010. A conference call and audio webcast will follow on Thursday, August 12, 2010 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: 416-340-8530 North America (Toll Free): 877-240-9772 Participant Audio Webcast: www.auraminerals.com Replay Call Information Toronto and International: 416-695-5800 Passcode: 1112100# North America (Toll Free): 800-408-3053 Passcode: 1112100#

The conference call replay will be available from 2 p.m. eastern time on August 12, 2010, until 11:59 p.m. eastern time on August 26, 2010.

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 operating assets includes the producing San Andres gold mine in Honduras, and the recently acquired, producing Sao Francisco and Sao Vicente gold mines in Brazil. The Company is also developing the Aranzazu copper-gold-silver mine in Zacatecas state in Mexico, which will commence operation in the second half of 2010. 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