As it is public knowledge, the President of Mexico has expressed on different occasions that during his administration new mining concessions would not be granted because enough have been granted on previous administrations. He even mentioned that a surface equal to 40% of the national territory has been granted for mining exploration and exploitation activities, which is why mining companies would be incapable of finishing the resources that have been granted in concession, “not even in a thousand generations”, as he indicated. Finally, the President also specified that the mining concessions that have been previously granted would not be cancelled...