History of rights as a foreigner
The simple answer is just like in the US or Canada in most of the country, and through a Mexican Bank Trust or a Mexican Corporation in the area around the coast. The longer answer requires a bit of history.
Mexico has had 2 Revolutions, one in 1810 and one in 1910. The one in 1810 was to break away from the Spanish, and the one in 1910 was to form a democracy. The Mexican Constitution was drafted and passed into law in 1917 at the end of the second and last revolution. Mexico has been a functioning democracy that guarantees the rights of all peoples since. Just like in the US, the Constitution is the supreme law of the land in Mexico.
In 1917 the world was a much different place than it is today. The world was on the brink of WW1 and countries were suring up their borders. For this reason the 1917 draft had a provision that allowed for a “restricted zone” of 100km (about 60 miles) from any boarder, and 50km (about 30 miles) from any coast. The idea was a foreign power could not come in, buy up all the coast and invade the country. For its time, the provision made a lot of sense.
But as time went on it became apparent that by restricting the rights of non-
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was the next major step in investment security in Mexico. Passed in 1994 the newest Bill stated there was no longer any restriction on owning a Mexican Corporation. Any two individuals over the age of 18, regardless of their nationality, can fully own a Mexican Entity and all its assets.
In addition to the confusion that results from the different types of corporations available to form (Limited Liability Corps, S-