Maya Gold & Silver: Change in Maya Gold & Silver Board

Montreal, Quebec, May 20, 2010 – MAYA GOLD & SILVER (TSX-V: MYA) (“Maya” or the “Company”) (TSX: MYA) announced today that Mr. Mackenzie I. Watson has resigned as a director of the Corporation for personal reason, effective immediately. Mr. Réjean Gosselin, Executive Chairman of the Board stated “On behalf of the Board, I wish to thank Mr. Watson for his valuable contribution during the last two years”.

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 or contact:

Maya Gold & Silver Inc.:

Guy Goulet
President & Chief Executive Officer
T: 514-868-9995
T: 450 227-1150


Rejean Gosselin
Executive Chairman
T: 514-868-9995

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Forward-looking statements
Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release, without limitation regarding new project acquisitions future plans and objectives are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

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