Tag: south america

Sep 18 2022

Bitcoin Limits External Influence On South America

World powers are fighting to influence policy in South America, but bitcoin prevents outside powers from exerting subversive pressure in the region.This is an opinion editorial by Vinicius Piscini, a bitcoin pleb.Despite the great growth potential of countries in Latin America, such as Brazil, Argentina, Chile and even Paraguay, external influences contribute to the stagnation and...

Apr 16 2022

I Went To The 1st-Ever “Bitcoin Night” In Buenos Aires. Here’s What I Found

Disclaimer: The following op-ed represents the views of the author, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Bitcoinist. Bitcoinist is an advocate of creative and financial freedom alike. I had been looking for a way to connect with the Buenos Aires bitcoin community. I knew they were out there, but, where? I visited “...

Sep 20 2021

Busting Ten Myths About El Salvador And Bitcoin

With the international attention on El Salvador’s historic adoption of Bitcoin, some critical myths have emerged that are in need of busting.El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin as legal tender received a tremendous amount of international media attention. This attention has been a welcomed change from ten years of Bitcoin obituaries and claims of Ponzi schemes and the like. Even so, there are...

Jul 15 2021

Paraguay ’s Bill To Regulate “Crypto Assets” Misses The Point Entirely

Member of Paraguay 's parliament Carlos Rejala fooled the world with his laser eyes. His supposed “Bitcoin Law” proposal doesn’t even mention Bitcoin. Rejala heard about El Salvador’s news and attached himself to it trying to steal its thunder. He then deployed a Twitter marketing campaign with big promises and ended up disappointing the whole world. Related...

Jul 12 2021

Argentinian Crypto Exchange Buenbit Raises $11 Million To Expand Operations In The Continent

Jul 12 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  argentina bitcoin btc btcusd crypto

Buenbit, an Argentina based crypto exchange, has raised $11 million in a funding round. The firm plans to expand operations in Latin America. Crypto Exchange Buenbit Raises $11 Million The platform announced on Monday that it has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round led by Libertus Capital. Other members of the funding round included FJ Labs, Amaiya Management, Alec Oxenford...

Jun 24 2021

Interview: Mass Bitcoin Adoption In Latin America

Three CEOs of Bitcoin-related projects in Latin America discussed impending adoption in the region.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

May 18 2021

Bitcoin Usage Continues To Accelerate In Argentina

The country is a haven for the digital asset as it embraces the revolution of independent money.The presence of bitcoin continues to accelerate in Argentina, a country that has been severely affected by government-sanctioned anti-free market policies. Citizens of...

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