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After Multiple False Starts, Venezuela May Have Its First Bitcoin ATM

News According to data by Coin ATM Radar, Venezuela has finally gotten its very first Bitcoin ATM. Multiple attempts to install Bitcoin ATMVenezuela’s first crypto ATM was installed on Sept. 10, in the city of San Antonio del Táchira, according to data by Coin ATM Radar, a website that facilitates..

Crypto News From Brazil and Portugal: Aug. 24-31 in Review

Local News This week saw major expansion of crypto payments in Brazil, new standards freeing Bitcoin from Portuguese taxes, and the allegedly fraudulent Grupo Bitcoin Banco’s refusal to pay clients their deposited funds. Brazil's central bank adopts IMF guidelinesBrazil’s central bank announ..

Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples

News Spanish banking giant Santander plans to expand Ripple-powered global payment solution to Latin America, a Santander spokesperson told Cointelegraph on Aug. 19. Citing rising transaction volume, Santander wants to expand Ripple’s xCurrent technology to a number of Latin American countries aft..

Bitex Partners With Bantotal For More Cross-Border Payments in Latin America

News Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitex has partnered with Uruguay-based financial software company Bantotal in order to expand it cross-border payments system on the Bitcoin blockchain to Latin America. CoinDesk announced the companies’ new partnership in a report on Aug. 13. According to the report, t..

PR: Uruguayan President Meets With the Founder of SCRY

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Uruguay, nicknamed South America’s Switzerland, has alwa..

Chile-Based Remittance and Payment Firm CurrencyBird Joins RippleNet

News Chile-based peer-to-peer remittance company CurrencyBird has joined RippleNet, Ripple’s global blockchain-based network of payment providers, according to an announcement published on July 25. CurrencyBird has thus ostensibly become the first Chilean payments company to join RippleNet, a netw..

Panda Group’s Crypto Terminals Offer Venezuelans a Bridge to Economic Prosperity

Arley Lozano, founder of the cryptocurrency based startup Panda Group, recently explained how his firm is spreading cryptocurrency adoption throughout Colombia and Venezuela. Panda Group has deployed 10 hybrid cryptocurrency point-of-sale (PoS) terminals that also act as automated teller machines (A..

Latin America’s Biggest Investment Bank to Sell $1 Billion in STOs Using Tezos

News Latin America’s biggest investment bank, BTG Pactual, plans to shift its security token offerings (STOs), a pipeline of over $1 billion in sales, onto the Tezos blockchain. The announcement appeared in a joint press release published on Tezos Foundation’s website on July 3. The new initiative..

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