RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Exploration companies often receive favourable incentives such as tax deferrals to prospect in underexplored jurisdictions, and it can often result in higher profitability for mining operations. Fortunately for North American investors, Mexico is in the vicinity and it is one of the world’s premier mining jurisdictions, while being an economic powerhouse in its own right.
The arrival of Spanish Conquistadors in Mexico 500 years ago was marked by an intense search for gold and silver to provide the capital Spain required for its global adventures and expansion abroad. Gold and silver were sent home on . . .