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Bitcoin

What’s a Bitcoin? Brazil President Proposes a...

The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, blamed Bitcoin for canceling an indigenous cryptocurrency project, despite not knowing what it is. And now he’s considering a South...

Emilio Janus | Jun 08, 2019 | 06:00
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Bitcoin

The Top 5 Countries Gripped by Bitcoin FOMO Right Now

The naysayers called Bitcoin dead (more than 350 times, to be precise). Veteran investors like Warren Buffet called it a ‘delusion’. Well, tell that to these five countries gripped...

Christina Comben | May 27, 2019 | 05:59
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Bitcoin Investment

Argentina: Bitcoin Bought at $20K Retained More Value Than the Peso

Bitcoin has proven to be a store-of-value in Argentina where you would have been better off buying BTC at its peak rather than hold the peso. Argentina Ensnared Political and Economy...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | May 20, 2019 | 20:00
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Bitcoin

Brazil: Highest Inflation in 4 Years Propels Bitcoin Volume to Record...

The inflation rate in Brazil, the world’s ninth largest economy, spiked to its highest level in four years, driving more people to Bitcoin, as indicated by the recent rise in Bitcoin...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Apr 20, 2019 | 14:00
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Bitcoin

Argentina Central Bank’s Inability to Stop Inflation is Forcing...

As Argentina’s inflation rate skyrockets to its highest level since 1992, people are increasingly turning to Bitcoin as an alternative. Inflation in Argentina Surpasses 54 Percent...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Apr 17, 2019 | 18:00
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Surge Sees Venezuela Hit Record Localbitcoins Highs

Bitcoin price highs last week had serious knock-on effects for some markets, with traders worldwide setting several new records. South America’s Record Bitcoin Trading Data from...

Esther Kim | Apr 08, 2019 | 06:00
Bitcoin Investment

Tim Draper Bets On The Price of Bitcoin With Argentina President

Serial investor and Bitcoin bull Tim Draper has taken his advocacy of the cryptocurrency a step further – by making a bet with the president of Argentina. Draper Lures Macri With...

Esther Kim | Mar 25, 2019 | 11:00
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News

Argentina’s Government Partners with Binance to Fund Blockchain...

The Government of Argentina says it will match investments made by Binance Labs in blockchain technology startups in the country — to the tune of $50,000. The move marks the latest...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 07, 2019 | 18:00
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Bitcoin Businesses

Argentina Gets 7 New Bitcoin ATMs For Christmas

Argentina ends the year on a Bitcoin high, as Athena Bitcoin Argentina rolls out seven Bitcoin ATMs (BATMs) with more to come. This now makes it the country with the fourth highest...

Emilio Janus | Dec 23, 2018 | 06:00
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News

Venezuela and Argentina Are Buying the Dip, New Data Shows

If you look at the latest activity on Localbitcoins, there has been a large spike in recent days from both Argentina and Venezuela buying bitcoins. Both these troubled Latin American...

Christina Comben | Dec 10, 2018 | 13:00
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G20 Summit: We Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies ‘In Line with FATF...

G20 countries have agreed to regulate cryptocurrencies in line with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards at the second session of the summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina...

Allen Scott | Dec 02, 2018 | 09:00
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Bitcoin

Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt Post Record P2P Bitcoin Trading...

During October 2018, Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer (P2P) platform LocalBitcoins reached peak levels in Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt. Elsewhere, places like Croatia and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 16, 2018 | 03:00

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