Maya Gold & Silver: Announces Resumption of Exploration Drilling at the Amizmiz gold project, Morocco

Montreal, Quebec, March 19, 2010 – MAYA GOLD & SILVER (TSX-V: MYA) (“Maya” or the “Company”) (TSX: MYA) pleased to announce that it has initiated its 2010 drilling program with two drill rigs. The drill program will consist of 35 to 40 diamond drill holes for approximately 6,000 metres. Untested high priority targets remain to be followed-up and a numerous rich gold and silver showings associated to strong IP anomalies discovered recently will be tested

Hole A-1 is in progress at 175 metres with a 90 degree azimuth and 45 degree dip to test the southern part of the TIQLIT geophysical anomaly.

Guy Goulet, President & CEO said “We are extremely pleased to resume the drilling program on our Amizmiz Project. We also look forward to announce the new drill results from our property”.

The Company also reports the termination of an agreement with a consultant in investor relations in Europe and will not renewing its consultant agreement in investor relations in Canada.

ABOUT MAYA
Maya Gold & Silver Inc. is a Canadian Mining Company, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange that focuses on the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits. The Company is committed to developing and adding value to its primary property, Amizmiz gold and silver project in Morocco.

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

Maya Gold & Silver Inc.:

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

or

Rejean Gosselin
Executive Chairman
T: 514-868-9995
rgosselin@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.

Forward-looking statements
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