Browsing the "South America" Tag

Ripio Is Launching a Crypto Exchange for 3 Latin American Nations

| Anna Baydakova

Ripio, a startup working to boost crypto adoption in Argentina, is widening its scope with a new exchange serving Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.

Venezuela’s Crypto Exchanges, Miners Must Register Under New Rules

| Yogita Khatri

Venezuela has activated new regulations for crypto service providers in the country, including exchange platforms and miners.

Bitfury Partners to Launch Bitcoin Mining Centers in Paraguay

| Yogita Khatri

Bitfury has teamed up with a South Korean firm to mine bitcoin using cheap, clean hydro power in Paraguay.

Crypto Exchange AirTM Targets Troubled Markets With $7 Million Raise

| Nikhilesh De

Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange AirTM has raised $7 million it says it will use to expand in troubled Latin American economies.

‘Bitcoin Day’ Proves Crypto Is Thriving in Argentina

| Belen Marty

Argentina saw one of its largest-ever bitcoin events last week, one that showcased how it's still a regional leader in promoting the technology.

Venezuela Claims $735 Million Raised in First Cryptocurrency Sale

| Stan Higgins

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro claimed Tuesday that a presale for the country's national cryptocurrency netted $735 million on its first day.

Chilean Banking Regulator Enlists in R3 Blockchain Consortium

| Nikhilesh De

The Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions of Chile, one of its two banking regulators, is partnering with R3 as a regulatory member.

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Brazil’s Central Bank Considers Blockchain Settlement Prototype

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Brazil's central bank is seeking to investigate possible use cases for blockchain tech and is now moving toward prototyping.

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Are Failing Currencies Boosting Crypto Interest? Investing.com Suggests Yes

| Ash Bennington

A new study by Investing.com would seem to support a popular investment case made by cryptocurrency believers.

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The Legal Future of Cryptocurrencies in Brazil

| Jonathan Darcie

A legal expert argues that attempts to regulate Brazil's cryptocurrency industry at this stage are misguided.