International Bethlehem Closes Private Placement

West Vancouver, British Columbia " April 28, 2011 " International Bethlehem Mining Corp. (the “Company” or “International Bethlehem”) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated March 9, 2011, International Bethlehem has closed its non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”). The Company has raised $214,000 by the issuance of 2,140,000 non-flow through units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.10 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share and one share purchase warrant, with each warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional common share at a price of $0.10 for a period of one year from the closing date. All of the securities issued pursuant to this Private Placement are subject to a hold period expiring on August 28, 2011.

The Company intends to use the proceeds from the Private Placement for general working capital purposes and for furthering the exploration of the Company’s “Myoff Creek” Rare Earth Elements Property located 55 km northwest of Revelstoke, B.C.

For further information, contact Mr. Clive Shallow, Shareholder Communications, at 604-922-2030, Robert A. Young, Investor Relations, at 604-682-5123 or visit the Company’s website at .

International Bethlehem Mining Corp.

“Douglas L. Mason”
Douglas L. Mason, Director (Chairman)


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