Putting real-world assets on a blockchain may be a promise worth pursuing, but field reports suggest it's an idea still just out of reach.
Latin American financial regulator, the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, has become the latest member of the R3 blockchain consortium.
Bitcoin startup Ripio has raised $31 million as part of a token presale ahead of a new credit network launch.
Uruguay is the latest country to see its central bank start experimenting with its own digital currency, according to statements from its president.
Brazil's central bank is seeking to investigate possible use cases for blockchain tech and is now moving toward prototyping.
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.
Chile's Santiago Stock Exchange is going live with a new blockchain project it aims to grow into a powerful cost-cutting tool.
Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures has added the South American bitcoin payments startup to its stable of blockchain-focused investments.
A hackathon held by Argentina's central bank shows that interest for blockchain is heating up in the one-time bitcoin hotbed.