November 30, 2007

Post in News by Admin

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Nov. 30, 2007) – Aura Minerals Inc. (“Aura Minerals” or the “Company”) (TSX:ORA) advises that Mr. Victor Bradley has stepped down as a Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Bradley was instrumental in the creation of Aura Gold Inc. (predecessor company to Aura Minerals) and served as its President from January 2006 to April 2007. During this time, the Company completed several financings, was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in July 2006 and acquired its Para State land holdings in Brazil.

The Company would like to thank Mr. Bradley for his valuable contributions and wish him every success in his endeavours.

About Aura Minerals Inc.

Aura Minerals is a Canadian exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of mineral deposits in Brazil and other parts of South America with an emphasis on developing the polymetallic Arapiraca Project in north eastern Brazil. The Arapiraca Project, which was originally explored in the 1980’s and 1990’s for copper and gold, also contains magnetite (up to 50%) and nickel which have not yet been evaluated. The Company plans to evaluate the Arapiraca Project for copper, gold, nickel and iron ore, all of which can be readily extracted. The nearby infrastructure is excellent with ready access to electricity, water and shipping ports. Aura Minerals’ other projects are the Cumaru, the Inaja Greenstone Belt and the North Carajas claims in the Carajas Metallogenic Province of north central Brazil.

Cautionary Statement:

This news release contains forward-looking statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those risks set out in Aura Minerals’ public documents filed on SEDAR. Although Aura Minerals believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. Aura Minerals disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

The TSX does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release, which has been prepared by management.

For more information, please contact

Aura Minerals Inc.
Patrick Downey
President & CEO
(604) 669-4777
(604) 696-0212 (FAX)