VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - Luna Gold Corp. (TSX:LGC)(OTCQX:LGCUF)(LMA:LGC) ("Luna" or the "Company") is pleased to announce mine operations have resumed at the Aurizona Gold Mine, Maranhao, Brazil. Production at Luna's Aurizona Gold Mine recommenced overnight.

Yesterday, a meeting was held between the local government and representatives of community members engaged in demonstrations concerning the progress of government-sponsored infrastructure projects. Luna attended as an observer. A resolution between the parties has been reached and the demonstrations have ceased. The company confirms our employees have returned safely to normal operations.

About Luna Gold Corp.

Luna is a gold production company engaged in the operation, expansion, and exploration of gold projects in Brazil.

On behalf of the Board of Directors


John Blake - President and CEO


Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains certain "forward-looking information" as defined under applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors identified in Luna Gold Corp.'s periodic filings with Canadian Securities Regulators. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information except as required by applicable law. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary materially. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information.

Contact Information:

Luna Gold Corp.
Patrick Balit
Investor Relations Manager
+1 604 568 7993