Caribbean News

The Caribbean is a region consisting of group of islands and the surrounding coasts in the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean has a mixed developing economy. depending mainly on agriculture, tourism and natural resources. The first appearance of Bitcoin in the Caribbean was in 2015, when the first Caribbean Bitcoin exchange was founded in order to provide Caribbean citizens easy access to digital assets. This was supposed to solve some of the economic problems of the region due to the service’s law fees for transactions, ability for low cost money transfers and its effective way to keep the value of money. Bitcoin in the Caribbean is the new way to transform the Caribbean’s economy by providing such services where traditional banking is limited.
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In addition to recommending the financial education of the public in the Bahamas, the IMF hinted at the importance of a “robust supervisory and regulatory frame...
IMF recommends the Bahamas ‘accelerate its education campaigns’ on CBDC
Turner Wright
2022-05-09T20:45:00+01:00
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“We have a vision to transform The Bahamas into the leading digital assets hub in the Caribbean,” said Philip Davis, prime minister of the Bahamas.
Bahamian government hopes to allow residents to pay taxes with digital assets in 2022
Turner Wright
2022-04-21T20:00:00+01:00
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Analysis
How a small-scale Bitcoin education project involving a former brewery collided with plans for Bitcoin as de facto legal tender.
From beer to Bitcoin as legal tender: A BTC education in Roatán
Joseph Hall
2022-04-21T14:01:00+01:00
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Jamaica’s new central bank digital currency, slated for launch early this year, aims to help address economic issues on the island nation.
Jamaica’s central bank digital currency and the problems it hopes to solve
Elizabaeth Gail
2022-03-25T13:07:00+00:00
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New Year Special
Between the bull market, the NFT craze and DeFi taking off, 2021 was an interesting year for Latin America.
NFTs, payments and conferences: Crypto in Latin America in 2021
Daniel Jimenez
2022-02-20T14:31:00+00:00
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Affected individuals should be able to use the digital funds for goods and services at more than 30 participating merchants in Haiti, with the option for vendor...
Coinbase joins NGO's efforts using crypto to help Haitians impacted by earthquakes, civil unrest
Turner Wright
2022-01-25T20:34:32+00:00
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Reggae and dancehall musicians in the Caribbean may soon have a nonfungible token platform to help gain greater control of their creative work.
UK Bitcoin wallet provider Caricoin to create NFT platform for reggae artists
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-05-17T14:17:49+01:00
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"The adoption of cryptocurrencies is far from being a gimmick,” said one of the entrepreneurs behind a project developing property on the island.
Residents of Caribbean island can conduct local transactions using Bitcoin
Turner Wright
2021-04-28T18:30:00+01:00
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