Mexico and Central America


Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte gold project in the Cordillera del Condor near Loja, Ecuador. Credit: Lundin Gold.

Ecuador snapshot: 10 active companies

VANCOUVER — The Ecuadorian government restructured its mining and tax policies in 2014 in a bid to bring back foreign investment that had fled the country…







Leagold to buy Goldcorp’s Los Filos

VANCOUVER — Leagold Mining (TSXV: LMC) envisions itself as the next intermediate gold producer in Latin America, and that journey is now underway with a US$350-million deal in…


Mills at Ascendant Resources’ El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine in Honduras. Credit: Ascendant Resources.

Central American and Caribbean Snapshot

Four intrepid juniors on the hunt for riches in the middle Americas: ASCENDANT RESOURCES Toronto-based junior Ascendant Resources (TSXV: ASND) picked up the venerable El…