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Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records

Latin American P2P Markets Defy Global Trend to Smash Volume RecordsThe Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency markets have a seen a significant spike heading into 2019, with the Colombian, Peruvian, and Venezuelan Localbitcoins markets posting record volume when measuring in both fiat and BTC. The Argentinian, Dominican, and Mexican markets also posted record volume for P2P trade in recent weeks. Also Read: 9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington […]

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The Struggles and Successes of Introducing Crypto to the Unbanked: A Social Experiment in Colombia

The Struggles and Successes of Introducing Crypto to the Unbanked: A Social Experiment in ColombiaHow cryptocurrency can help the unbanked has been a hot topic over the past 12 months. It is a laudable goal, but one that it is by no means easy to accomplish. One tech enthusiast and stablecoin startup employee, Steven Gilbert, experienced the struggles – and successes – of attempting to do so when he […]

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Why Colombia Has Become A Hotspot for Bitcoin ATMs

American ATM network Athena Bitcoin is continuing its aggressive expansion in Latin America, with now 17 ATMs in five cities in Colombia. The company is sure the ATMs are a good investment but news.Bitcoin.com spoke to Colombians who were, if anything, baffled by the new machines.  Also read: BCH Leads the Way as Crypto Markets Brighten […]

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P2P Markets Report: Latin American Markets Continue to Post Record Volume

This past week has seen Latin American peer-to-peer markets continue to set records for trade volume. For the week ending Dec. 8, Argentina and Venezuela posted a new record for Localbitcoins trade when measured in fiat, while Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela also posted records for trade measured in BTC. Also Read: Zebpay Exchange Now Live in […]

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P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and Asia

P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and AsiaThe heavy selling pressure that has dominated the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks has coincided with a surge in peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume across the Localbitcoins markets in Asia and South America. Globally, higher trade activity over the past two weeks has also driven the strongest volume since September 2017, with roughly 12,116 BTC changing […]

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Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin America

Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin AmericaThe Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA) and Spendbch.io recently started a bounty to spread bitcoin cash (BCH) merchant acceptance in several Latin American countries. On Nov. 11, the BCA announced that more than 250 new businesses in Venezuela and Colombia are now being on-boarded to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR […]

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Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin America

Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin AmericaThe Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA) and Spendbch.io recently started a bounty to spread bitcoin cash (BCH) merchant acceptance in several Latin American countries. On Nov. 11, the BCA announced that more than 250 new businesses in Venezuela and Colombia are now being on-boarded to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR […]

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DMG Starts Operating 60MW Bitcoin Mine in British Columbia

DMG Starts Operating 60MW Bitcoin Mine in British ColumbiaDMG Blockchain Solutions has announced that it has started generating up to 60 megawatts (MW) of electricity at an 85MW substation it owns in western Canada. It will use the substation to power its flagship cryptocurrency mining facility, which is one of the largest such sites in the country by power output.  Also Read: Vietnam at Crossroads on […]

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New POS Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in Bitcoin

New Pos Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in BitcoinIndonesian cryptocurrency and payments company Pundix has introduced a point of sale terminal at a shop in Nigeria, allowing people in the West African country to make purchases using cryptocurrency, including bitcoin. The move is seen as key to scaling up cryptocurrency adoption and development in Africa’s biggest bitcoin market. Also read: Payments Platform Wirex Launches […]

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Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help

Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking HelpAlejandro Beltrán of Colombia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Buda.com, effectively shuttered by banks in the country refusing to do business with it, has written an open letter to the nation’s new president in the hope of winning a reversal. Iván Duque Márquez was elected last month, and has been quoted as embracing new financial technology.  Also […]

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