July 21, 2011

Diamond Discoveries Appoints Bertrand Brassard as President and as a Member of the Board of Directors

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Diamond Discoveries International Corp.
(OTCQB: DMDD), a U.S. company focusing on chromium, platinum group
elements(PGE) and gold exploration on it's 100% owned Caribou Property
in Thetford Mines, Quebec is pleased to announce the appointment of
Bertrand Brassard as President and member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Brassard has been the Senior Consulting Geologist to the Diamond
Discoveries since 2008 when the Company acquired the Caribou chrome and
PGE property in Thetford Mines, Quebec .Mr. Brassard is a geologist
with more than 25 years of experience in the exploration sector from
grass roots to advanced projects. He served as Vice President of
Exploration and Director at Nevado Venture Capital Corp. from December
31,2009 to June 30,2011 .He has been a Senior Managing Geologist for
numerous companies including Canadian Royalties Inc., Niogold Mining
Corporation and Resources Allican Inc. He is the Senior Consultant and
Principal of Bertrand Brassard Geoconseil Inc. Mr Brassard holds a
B.Sc. degree in geology and a M.Sc. degree in Economic Geology from the
University of Quebec at Montreal.

"I am quite delighted to have been appointed President, with the mandate
of managing the Caribou project for the next phase of exploration "
said Mr. Brassard . "We can look forward to making significant progress
over the forthcoming months relating to our exploration plans. Thetford
Mines was North America's first Chromium producing region and we intend
to revive and possibly increase its mineral potential."

"I believe Bertrand Brassard will be an invaluable leader for the
Company's management team" said Antonio Sciacca, CEO of DMDD. " He has
experience in all facets of the mining industry and has been involved
in geological related activities for both the private and public
sectors in the Thetford Mines area for the past 25 years".

Diamond Discoveries International Corp. is a U.S. exploration company
with executive offices in New York, NY and Burlington, Ontario. Since
inception it has been focused on diamonds, chromium, PGE (platinum,
palladium and rhodium) and gold. In June of 2008 the company received a
NI 43-101 technical report on its 100% owned Caribou Property, Thetford
Mines, Quebec.

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involves risks and uncertainties. Although the company believes the
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materially from expectations include the effects of general economic
conditions, actions by government authorities, uncertainties associated
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U.S. securities regulatory authorities.

Contact Information:

Diamond Discoveries International Corp.

Martin R. De Bono

VP of Corporate Development/Investor Relations

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