Maya Gold & Silver: Acquired 10% interest on the Amizmiz project, Morocco

Montreal, Quebec, October 26, 2009 – MAYA GOLD & SILVER (TSX-V: MYA) reports having received conditional approval for the issuance of 500,000 common shares to Aumar Minerals inc. pursuant to an Agreement regarding the assignment of a 10% interest in the ABH (Amizmiz gold and silver project) gold property of Morocco. As part of the Agreement, Maya also made a $53,000 payment. The securities are subject to a four month hold period trading restriction from the date of issuance.

As previously announced, the Company can earn a 60% interest, for a total of 70% interest, in the property from Société d’Exploration Géologique des Métaux (“SEGM”). According to the terms of the agreement, the Company is committed to pay amounts adding up to $1,250,000 in cash or in shares ($250,000 paid on May 31, 2009), to carry out exploration work in the amount of $3,800,000 over a four-year period and the Company issued 500,000 common shares (refer to press releases dated March 31 and September 24, 2009) .

ABOUT MAYA
Maya Gold & Silver Inc. is a Canadian mining company newly listed on the TSX Venture Exchange which focuses on the research of gold and silver deposits.

For further information on Maya visit www.mayagoldandsilver.com or contact:

 

Maya Gold & Silver Inc.:

Rejean Gosselin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
T: 514-868-9995
rgosselin@mayagoldsilver.com

or

Guy Goulet
President
T: 514-868-9995
C: 514-294-7000
ggoulet@mayagoldsilver.com

 

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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