A Rare Glimpse Into How Crypto Is Really Used in Venezuela
After airdropping cryptocurrency to 60,000 users in Venezuela, AirTM survey results suggest how crypto is really used in the economically troubled nation.
Bitcoin, fintech and DeFi can help Latin America become an interconnected and inclusive regional economy.
The Venezuelan government's push to create a cryptocurrency-centric economy appears to be working, but perhaps not in the way officials had hoped.
Decentralizing the financial sector and putting trust in distributed ledgers means less reliance on the continent's corrupt intermediaries.
Mexo, a cryptocurrency exchange designed for the Latin American user, launched on Thursday.
In a trend that is largely unnoticed outside of the country, Mexico is embracing cryptocurrency at a breakneck speed.
CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by Elena Giralt, the Electric Coin Company’s product marketing associate known for her research on cryptocurrency usage in Latin America, to talk about how digital assets can subvert power dynamics.