Category: South America

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant…

Fundraiser Aims to Raise $1M in Cryptocurrencies for Venezuelans

A cryptocurrency “airdrop” fundraiser has been launched to help Venezuelans. People are donating funds via a number of different coins…

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value

Nicolas Maduro’s move to increase the price of the petro, the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency designed to counter inflation, has sparked…

Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide

According to global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com, there are now close to 4,000 cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Moreover, there’s…

Venezuelan Banks Start Using the Petro to Denominate Customer Balances

Venezuela’s controversial national cryptocurrency, the petro, is slowly permeating the everyday lives of its citizens. The currency, each unit of…

Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro

Venezuelan authorities have found another way to impose the adoption of the state-issued cryptocurrency, the petro. Citizens will soon have…

South American Crypto Exchange Buda.com Seeks Help of Colombian President for Reopening

South American cryptocurrency exchange Buda.com has requested Colombian President Iván Duque to help reopen its operations in the country, local…

Government-Funded Drug Trafficking Makes USD the World’s Dirtiest Currency

Pablo Escobar. Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán. Rick Ross. Household names, each and every one of them; drug lords collectively responsible…

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