Mexico and Central America

BC Court declines jurisdiction in Garcia v. Tahoe 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
On Nov. 10, 2015, the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) declined jurisdiction and stayed the plaintiff’s action in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc., 2015 BCSC 2045, in which seven Guatemalan citizens attempted to sue the Canadian parent...

Bacanora raises US$13.4M for Mexican lithium project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
Just a few months after Bacanora Minerals (TSXV: BCN) and Rare Earth Minerals (LSE: REM) signed a deal with Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) to supply the carmaker with lithium hydroxide from their Sonora lithium project in Mexico, the companies...

Timmins Gold to close San Francisco mine next year  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is now planning to suspend mining in mid-2016 at its only operating asset — the San Francisco heap-leach gold mine in Mexico’s Sonora state — moving up the date from 2022 in response to...

Editorial: Trans-Pacific Partnership details bring fresh round of scrutiny  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-11
Details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have been released by the 12 nations that signed its terms on Oct. 5, 2015, after seven years of negotiation.

US stocks inch up, Oct. 30-Nov. 5  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-11
U.S. equities stayed in positive territory, as investors waited for the monthly jobs report and possible reasons for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates in December. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 107.63 points, or 0.6%, to...

Barrick, Agnico Eagle rise to the occasion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
A slew of mining companies have recently rolled out their third-quarter financials, including Toronto-based gold miners Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM). Both firms published better than expected...

Alamos bids $28.5M for Carlisle 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-21
Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) is offering to buy the shares it doesn’t already own in Carlisle Goldfields (TSX: CGJ) for $28.5 million, so it can gain a 100% interest in the Lynn Lake gold project in Lynn Lake, Man. 

Timmins Gold: Ana Paula is 'great downside insurance'  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is one step closer to production its high-grade Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero, Mexico, after a deal with major Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) for a mill and processing facility that could cut development...

Agnico Eagle has 10 rigs turning at El Barqueño 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) says the El Barqueno gold project in Mexico could become a heap-leach operation similar to its La India gold mine and the stand-alone Creston Mascota pit, near its Pinos Altos gold mine. 

Editorial: Political risk never far in Guatemala 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-16
As miners active in Guatemala sit on the sidelines with furrowed brows, Guatemala has been embroiled in a political turmoil stoked by an anti-corruption drive that has led to the arrest of President Otto Perez Molina and the rise of a genial...