A Chilean court has ordered banks to reopen the accounts of crypto exchanges after the institutions announced their plans to close them in March.
The new energy minister has announced a project to commit a number of data sets to the public ledger, where they will be much harder to hack.
Chile's public bank will terminate the accounts of three cryptocurrency exchange clients within 10 days, according to a local news report.
The Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions of Chile, one of its two banking regulators, is partnering with R3 as a regulatory member.
The head of Chile's central bank has said he believes a central bank-issued digital currency may be "many years" from coming to fruition.
Chile's Santiago Stock Exchange is going live with a new blockchain project it aims to grow into a powerful cost-cutting tool.
SurBTC has raised a further $300,000 in seed funding to develop a bitcoin exchange for the Chilean market.
You can now pay in bitcoin for a plot in Galt's Gulch Chile, a self-sustaining libertarian community.