Colombia News

Colombia — officially the Republic of Colombia — is a country located in northwest South America, including some territories in Central America. Columbia has a developing economy and the country is the fourth in terms of GDP among the countries of Latin America. In terms of cryptocurrency, Colombia was the place for the Blockchain Colombia Meetup in 2018. In addition, there is Fintech Colombia — an association of companies focusing on technology in finance. Moreover, local Colombian cryptocurrency-related businesses have launched a Colombian Blockchain Association in 2018 in order to support the industry and advise the national government on the questions of digital currency regulation. In Colombia, blockchain is also very interesting for authorities, as they look at the prospects for the implementation of the technology.

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The World Economic Forum looks at blockchain as a solution against foul play in government processes.
WEF Hopes to Stamp Out Corruption With Colombian Blockchain Trial
Benjamin Pirus
2020-06-17T13:00:00+01:00
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Peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading in the United States has surged to post its strongest weekly volume on record, with almost $29 million trading on Localbitcoins and...
United States Sets New Record for P2P Bitcoin Trading
Samuel Haig
2020-06-11T09:02:00+01:00
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The Ethereum Foundation has postponed Devcon VI until 2021 and will host it in Bogota, Colombia.
Devcon 6: 2020 is a Write-Off, Let’s Try 2021 in Colombia
Joshua Mapperson
2020-05-29T03:27:00+01:00
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A Colombian National Police report revealed that the country is the preferred target for ransomware attacks in Latin America.
Colombia Is the Ransomware Capital of Latin America
Felipe Erazo
2020-05-28T18:39:00+01:00
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While Localbitcoins trade volumes have receded globally since the platform’s KYC overhaul last year, Latin American trade has continued to surge.
Latin American Markets Post Record P2P Volume in April
Samuel Haig
2020-05-02T17:00:00+01:00
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“Bogota Aprende TIC” program aims to spread the word among regular citizens of the potential of blockchain.
The Government of Bogota Launches Free Online Blockchain Courses
Felipe Erazo
2020-04-27T21:53:00+01:00
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Colombian startup Valiu has launched its ‘cryptodollar’ — Bitcoin-backed synthetic USD that Venezuelans can use for payments and remittances.
Bitcoin-Backed ‘Cryptodollar’ to Combat Hyperinflation in Venezuela
Samuel Haig
2020-04-24T04:52:00+01:00
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Crypto exchange Binance is enabling citizens in five further countries to buy crypto using Visa cards with their national fiat currencies.
Binance Users Can Now Buy Crypto Using Debit Cards in 5 New Fiat Currencies
Marie Huillet
2020-04-10T14:25:00+01:00
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