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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Global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace Paxful and Colombia-based blockchain company Coinlogiq, will bring 45 new crypto ATMs to Colombia and Peru.
Paxful Joins Forces With CoinLogiq to Bring Crypto ATMs to Columbia and Peru
Joeri Cant
2019-09-05T21:36:00+01:00
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An astounding 86.5% of Colombians are familiar with cryptocurrency and 80% are open to investing in the asset class.
80% of Colombians Open to Investing in Crypto: New Survey
Marie Huillet
2019-08-16T11:18:00+01:00
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Bitcoin weekly trading volumes in Venezuela reached a new all-time high, rising to almost $7 million per week on p2p platform LocalBitcoins.
Bitcoin Trading Reaches All Time High in Venezuela Amidst Ongoing Economic Collapse
Helen Partz
2019-02-07T15:47:00+00:00
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Mainstream newspaper Time published an article illustrating the liberating potential of Bitcoin, especially in countries with oppressive governments.
Major American Magazine Time Column Reports About Bitcoin’s Liberating Potential
Adrian Zmudzinski
2018-12-29T15:03:00+00:00
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Experts conclude in a joint report that Colombia’s draft bill on crypto regulation has "inconsistencies and weaknesses.”
Colombian Draft Bill on Crypto Called 'Inconsistent,' Criticized by Local Industry
Ana Berman
2018-09-27T21:02:00+01:00
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South American crypto exchange Buda.com has petitioned Colombian President Iván Duque to help restart their operations in the country.
South American Crypto Exchange Buda.com Seeks Help of Colombian President for Reopening
Ana Alexandre
2018-09-25T00:43:00+01:00
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Ivan Duque, who recently took the office as the president, makes a major step towards blockchain and cryptocurrency development in Colombia.
Colombian President Promises to Cut Rent Taxes for Crypto Firms
Ana Berman
2018-08-31T18:10:00+01:00
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South American crypto exchange Buda faces difficulties in Colombia as local banks close all the company’s accounts.
Colombian Banks Close All Accounts of S. American Crypto Exchange Buda
Ana Berman
2018-06-09T19:20:00+01:00
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