Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro claimed Tuesday that a presale for the country's national cryptocurrency netted $735 million on its first day.
The Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions of Chile, one of its two banking regulators, is partnering with R3 as a regulatory member.
Brazil's central bank is seeking to investigate possible use cases for blockchain tech and is now moving toward prototyping.
A new study by Investing.com would seem to support a popular investment case made by cryptocurrency believers.
A legal expert argues that attempts to regulate Brazil's cryptocurrency industry at this stage are misguided.
A hackathon held by Argentina's central bank shows that interest for blockchain is heating up in the one-time bitcoin hotbed.
A recent conference highlights how bitcoin and blockchain may be a means to the same end for Argentina's entrepreneurs.
The biggest name in Latin America's securities exchange trade is gearing up to explore blockchain.
Ethereum-focused startup ConsenSys is making inroads bringing the blockchain to South America.
Various bitcoin sites experienced downtime over roughly four hours yesterday due to what appears to be a DNS server error at a major ISP.