Radius Gold Inc.
TSX.V: RDU     $


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 June 08, 2011
Radius Increases Private Placement to $3.6 Million

 Vancouver, Canada: Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to announce that it has increased the size of the previously announced non-brokered private placement from 5.0 million units to a maximum of 6.0 million units, for gross proceeds of up to $3.6 million. As previously disclosed, each unit will consist of one common share and one-half of a warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share at $0.75 exercisable for one year from closing.

The Company has agreed to allocate a portion of the financing to subscribers found by Axemen Resource Capital Ltd., an Exempt Market Dealer, and may agree to similar allocations to other exempt market or investment dealers. The Company will pay finder's fees equal to 5% of subscription amounts found, payable in cash or units, plus issue finder's warrants in an amount equal to 5% of units purchased, with each such finder's warrant to be exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of $0.75 for one year from closing.

About Radius

Radius has been exploring for gold in Latin America for nearly a decade, and has assembled interests in a portfolio of promising gold projects throughout the region, including carried stakes in two small-scale developing gold projects in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Radius also has a number of 100% owned exploration plays, including the HB property in Guatemala and several properties in the Rackla Belt and Sixty Mile placer gold district in the Yukon.

For further information on Radius and its properties, please call toll free 1-888-627-9378 or visit our new web site (www.radiusgold.com).

"Simon Ridgway"
Simon Ridgway, President & CEO

Investor relations: Ralph Rushton / Erin Ostrom
Shares Issued: 79.9-million

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available

Forward-Looking Statement
Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Radius Gold Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statement.

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