The president of Brazil's central bank compared bitcoin to a financial scam, according to newly published statements.
A government agency in Brazil is investigating how it could leverage blockchain technology to verify the legitimacy of ID documents.
A legal expert argues that attempts to regulate Brazil's cryptocurrency industry at this stage are misguided.
The land registrar offices of two Brazilian municipalities are now experimenting with blockchain tech.
Ethereum-focused startup ConsenSys is making inroads bringing the blockchain to South America.
Brazilian bitcoin exchange Foxbit has acquired payment processor BitInvest.
Itaú Unibanco has become the first Latin America-based bank to join blockchain and distributed ledger consortium R3CEV.
Bitcoin lending startup Bitbond is seeking to gain traction in Portugal and Brazil in 2016.
Brazil’s House of Representatives held a hearing this week to discuss a bill that would give the central bank oversight of digital currencies.