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Starting from scratch in Paraguay

If nothing else, Latin American Minerals (CN:LAT) can claim a first-mover advantage; its Independencia gold tailings operation in southern Paraguay is currently the only operating mine in the largely unexplored country.

Cameron French in Toronto

Gold And Silver > Events-coverage

Starting from scratch in Paraguay

If nothing else, Latin American Minerals (CN:LAT) can claim a first-mover advantage; its Independencia gold tailings operation in southern Paraguay is currently the only operating mine in the largely unexplored country.

Cameron French in Toronto

Starting from scratch in Paraguay

Independencia in Paraguay: Positions LAT for growth

But the Toronto-listed company is aiming for bigger things than a break-even reprocessing operation. Latin American sees Independencia's value in backstopping exploration at its flagship project in the country: Paso Yobai, where the company has more than 12,000m in drill results, taken 19,000 soil samples, and hit visible gold in several near-surface drill holes.