Brazil

Celo to Issue At Least $15.7 Mln in Community Grants During 2020

Open-source payments network, Celo (cGLD), announced on March 31 that it had awarded $700,000 in developer grant funding to 16…

Brazilian Crypto Exchange XDEX Announces Full Closure

Brazilian crypto exchange XDEX, which is owned by the largest stock broker in Latin America, announced the end of its…

Cryptocurrency is a Failure as a Currency Says Brazil’s Banking Chief

The President of the Brazilian Banking Federation, Murilo Portugal, has argued that  cryptocurrencies are not really currencies at all. Portugal…

Binance P2P Adds Five New Fiat Currencies in Latin America

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has rolled out peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto trading with five new Latin American fiat currencies.  Users of the…

Alibaba Files for a Blockchain Transaction System in Brazil

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has registered a blockchain-based system patent in Brazil under the category of "insurance," "financial business" and…

Major Brazilian Sports Entrepreneur Tokenizes Soccer Players

André Figer, vice president of one of the largest sporting career management companies in Brazil, has his eyes firmly set…

Brazilian Ministry of Education Proposes Issuing Diplomas on the Blockchain

In an attempt to fight against the falsification of university diplomas in Brazil, the Ministry of Education (MEC) has proposed,…

Legendary Soccer Player Turned BTC Pyramid Detained With Fake Passport

Legendary soccer player Ronaldinho Gaúcho was ‘arrested’ trying to enter Paraguay with a fake passport. One of the greatest soccer…

Brazil’s PIX Payments System Has the Same Spirit, but Not a Blockchain Structure

The Central Bank of Brazil made some waves last week with its new instant payment system. While not blockchain-based, the…

In Response to Bitcoin, Central Bank of Brazil Presents Instant Payment System Pix

Banco Central do Brasil has started testing a new payment network with the promise to offer Brazilians near instant transactions…

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