News 2009

Appointment Of Chief Financial Officer

May 21, 2009 Download PDF

May 21st, 2009: Lara Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: LRA) ("Lara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that David L. Miles has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company replacing Michael Sadhra who has resigned his position.

Mr. David Miles is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Sc. in Geology who has over 20 years experience in a large multinational corporate environment, primarily with Cominco Ltd. While with Cominco, he held various positions in corporate finance and was most recently Exploration Controller, responsible for the financial reporting of the corporation's eight international exploration subsidiaries as well as reporting for Canadian based exploration. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Miles was the corporate controller for Quest Capital Corp. (formerly Viceroy Resource Corporation). Mr. Miles is currently the CFO of Esperanza Silver Corporation, Nevgold Resource Corp. and Colombian Mines Corporation.

The Company would like to thank Mr. Sadhra for his contribution to the growth and development of Lara.

The Company also announces that pursuant to the Company's Stock Option Plan, 65,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $0.40 per share for a period of five years have been granted to Mr. Miles.

About Lara

Lara is a well-funded prospect generator, with a multi-commodity exploration portfolio in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Lara's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "LRA". For further information on Lara Exploration Ltd. please consult our website or contact: Miles Thompson, President or Kim Casswell, Corporate Secretary at (604) 669-8777.

For further information contact:

Lara Exploration Ltd.
Miles Thompson, President
(604) 669-8777

Lara Exploration Ltd.
Kim Casswell, Corporate Secretary
(604) 669-8777

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