Yamana Gold Declares Quarterly Dividend



    
    TSX: YRI
    NYSE:   AUY
    LSE: YAU
    

    TORONTO, March 6 /CNW/ - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI)(NYSE:  AUY)(LSE:YAU)
today announced its first quarter dividend of US$0.01 per share. Shareholders
of record at the close of business on Monday, March 31, 2008 will be entitled
to receive payment of this dividend on Monday, April 14, 2008. The dividend is
an "eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes.

    About Yamana

    Yamana is a Canadian gold producer with significant gold production, gold
development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions in
Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Central America and the United States.
Yamana is producing gold at intermediate company production levels in addition
to significant copper and silver production. Company management plans to
continue to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions and
throughput increases, the advancement of its exploration properties and by
targeting other gold consolidation opportunities in Brazil, Argentina and
elsewhere in the Americas.





For further information:

For further information: Yamana Gold Inc., Jodi Peake, Vice President,
Public & Investor Relations, (416) 815-0220, Email: investor@yamana.com; or
Yamana Gold Inc., Letitia Wong, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 815-0220,
Email: investor@yamana.com, Website: www.yamana.com

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