ECLAC: Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Empower Dictators
A central bank-issued cryptocurrency could be dangerous in the hands of a dictator, according to a recent UN report.
The ECCB is about to conduct a pilot for a blockchain-based central bank digital currency in preparation for a planned full rollout.
Barbados-based payments startup Bitt has hired Rawdon Adams, the son of an ex-prime minister, as its new CEO.
The Swedish startup is working with the IDB and local agencies to make land ownership more transparent in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson discusses how efforts in the Caribbean to harness public blockchain tech could lead to regional transformation.
A new partnership could be step one in a larger bid to unite some of the Caribbean's biggest financial institutions with blockchain tech.