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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..

Venezuela President Maduro Touts Trezor Bitcoin Wallet on National TV

News On Nov. 6, President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro appeared on state-run television station Venezuelan Television Corporation (VTV), holding a crypto hardware storage device allegedly developed by major wallet supplier Trezor. The video is posted on the official Facebook page of President Madu..

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..

Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries

News Bittrex International, Malta-based international unit of United States’ crypto exchange Bittrex, will cease operations in Venezuela and 30 other countries. No clear reason for the actionIn an email to Venezuelan customers, Bittrex International announced that the exchange will halt account an..

Venezuelan Exchange Rolls Out Crypto Debit Card with Petro Support

News Two Venezuelan companies have partnered to release a cryptocurrency debit card and point-of-sale (PoS) system. “Crypto transfer device” supports four currenciesAccording to a social media release by state-sanctioned exchange CriptoLAGO on Oct. 1, the joint offering with so-called “investment ..

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 22-28 in Review

Local News Spanish-speaking countries made headlines this week, with cryptocurrency and blockchain-related developments on both the governmental and enterprise level. The Congress of the Republic of Peru spoke about the potential of blockchain tech, blockchain firm Aeternity revealed the developme..

Venezuela Considers Bitcoin (BTC) & Ether (ETH) for Foreign Reserves

The current socioeconomic crisis in Venezuela has reached historical proportions, due in no small part to recent mismanagement and abuses made by the country’s reigning government led by President Nicolás Maduro. Now, the Maduro administration — which is under pressure economically and diplomatical..

Venezuelan Central Bank is Considering Holding Bitcoin and Ether

News Venezuela’s central bank is exploring the possibilities of holding Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) in its coffers, according to anonymous sources who reportedly have direct insights into the matter. Can the central bank store Bitcoin and Ether?According to a Sept. 26 Bloomberg article, the cent..

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review

Local News The Spanish-speaking world sees major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with Uruguay approving a new bill that could be applied positively to ICOs, Cuba using crypto to access the global economy and Venezuela finally installing its first Bitcoin (BTC) ATM. Here is the past week..

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..

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