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Venezuela, Argentina Set New Weekly P2P Bitcoin Trading Volume Records

News Bitcoin (BTC) weekly trading volumes on peer-to-peer (P2P) trading platform LocalBitcoins in Venezuela and Argentina have hit new all-time highs in their respective national currencies. Cryptocurrency data website CoinDance shows that LocalBitcoins trading volume in local fiat currency in Arg..

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Latin American Fiat Gateway

News Binance, the leading global cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume and users, today announced the launch of its fiat gateway for Latin America. The announcement was made during laBitConf, a major crypto event for Latin America held in Montevideo, Uruguay. The new platform, named Latamex, w..

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Nov. 10–16 in Review

Local News In this week’s news from the Spanish-speaking world, a Venezuelan official claims that all currencies will be replaced by cryptocurrencies, the Argentinian chief of the Banking Association criticizes fintech and crypto, and Spain offers prepaid visa card to teenagers that they can reloa..

Argentina Sets New Trading Record After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Buys

News Bitcoin (BTC) trading set new records in two of its most keenly watched South American markets last week, new data has revealed. As monitoring resource Coin Dance confirmed on Nov. 10, the seven days ending Saturday saw more trading against BTC than ever before in both Venezuela and Argentina..

Central Bank of Argentina Clamps Down on Credit Card Bitcoin Buys

The monetary situation in Argentina isn’t pretty right now, and related tightening efforts in the country are intensifying. This week, the nation’s central bank issued a series of new domestic restrictions on credit cards, one of which was to ban their ability to facilitate purchases of bitcoin and ..

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 28–Nov. 3 in Review

Local News The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with the Argentinian tax agency applying taxes to transactions with e-wallets, the central bank of Argentina tightening its restrictions on exchanges, and the Dash Latam community ceasing its operations..

Argentina’s Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Purchases With Credit Cards

News After recently imposing limits on U.S. dollar purchases, the Central Bank of Argentina (BCA) announced Oct. 31, that citizens are prohibited from using credit cards to buy Bitcoin (BTC) or other cryptocurrencies. The news was initially reported by Cointelegraph Brazil on Nov. 1. All in the n..

Why Bitcoin? Argentina Heavily Restricts Purchases of U.S. Dollars

After some months of economic instability, the Central Bank of Argentina has begun to impose restrictions on U.S. dollar purchases by citizens, presumably to stem money from leaving the economy. Many have said that this validates Bitcoin and other decentralized forms of money.Argentina Effectivel..

Bitcoin Trading Spikes as Argentina Bans Buying More Than $200 a Month

News Argentina is back on the radar for Bitcoin (BTC) proponents after sudden capital controls cut U.S. dollar purchasing power by 98%. Central bank: $200 limit “temporary”As news outlets reported, including Cointelegraph Brasil on Oct. 28, the country’s central bank has opted to reduce the amount..

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 21–27 in Review

Local News Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Former intelligence director: Venezuela is full of secret government-led mining farmsManuel Figuera, a former director of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service, said..

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