The project would cover areas of Yucatán state, with the tender expected to be launched in December when the incoming government takes office.
Chile's SQM agreed to sell its 50% stake in the Caucharí-Olaroz lithium brine project in Argentina to China's Ganfeng.
Company executives also raised the prospect of a foray into the energy storage segment during a quarterly earnings call on Tuesday.
The Brazilian development bank saw large H1 gains from the sale of shares in certain companies and improved loan book quality allowed it to reduce loan loss provisions.
Officials in Argentina unveil a series of measures to support the national currency as Turkey battles to shore up the lira.
The figure includes direct losses plus those from the government's decision to establish a minimum charge for road freight.
Canada's Sierra Metals and First Majestic Silver both boosted output in the second quarter, but financial results diverged.
The French insurance giant said Mexico was a standout performer thanks to strong growth in the auto and health insurance lines.