Latin America News
Latin America is a group of countries which are located in the Western Hemisphere and where Spanish, Portuguese and French are most-spoken languages. Most of Latin American countries are in South and Central America. Despite fitting the definition, areas of Canada and United States where English is not the predominant language are not referred to as Latin America. The Latin American economy is an export-based economy, mostly consisting of agriculture, petroleum and manufacturing. The main Latin American economies are Argentina and Brazil, with large GDPs and strong rates of growths in last few years. Still, many countries in Latin America still suffer from high crime rates, low education and human development. Because of these factors, Latin American countries have yet to establish a strong fintech and innovation-based industry.
There has been an increase in employee crypto payments for the first half of this year despite the market crash, according to Deel.
Workers in volatile economies most likely to take pay in crypto: Report
A community custody protocol, Fedimint wants to scale the Bitcoin network to a billion users located in the global south.
Bitcoin is for billions: Fedimint on scaling BTC in the global south
El Salvador officially made Bitcoin legal tender in September 2021; since then, the Latin American country has placed BTC near the center of its economic growth...
Bitfinex donates 36 BTC to Salvadoran businesses to support economic development
Argentinian tax dodgers are seeing their cryptocurrency wallets seized by the local tax authority.
Argentina carries out crypto wallet seizures linked to tax delinquents
Although the president has previously called the laws innovative, his concern regarding Anti-Money Laundering measures has put the bill back up for debate with ...
President of Panama shoots down crypto bill citing FATF guidelines
Steady growth in its active users, the stability of the RSV stablecoin and investors’ anticipation over the upcoming mainnet launch could boost RSR price in the...
Reserve Rights (RSR) builds momentum ahead of its long-awaited mainnet launch
Over 9,500 people around the world were surveyed for Block’s 2022 Bitcoin report, which showed that more optimistic individuals possessed a greater self-reporte...
The more you know about Bitcoin, the more optimistic you are: Block survey