Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review

Cointelegraph en Español presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from the Spanish-speaking world. The Spanish-speaking world sees major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with Uruguay approving a new bill that could be applied positively to ICOs, Cuba using crypto to access the global economy and Venezuela finally installing its first Bitcoin (BTC) […]

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Should Crypto Stay Decentralized or Are CBDCs Better? Experts Answer

Experts in blockchain and crypto, central bank officials and researchers take on the question: Why do we need state-owned cryptocurrencies? There are several countries around the world that are developing national blockchain-based digital currencies — such as Venezuela and its state-owned Petro (PTR), China and its plans to issue a government-backed digital currency, etc. We […]

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German Cabinet and Bundesbank Are in Close Communication on CBDC Issues

The Cabinet of Germany answers a request from the parliamentary group at the Free Democratic Party regarding central bank digital currencies. The Cabinet of Germany and Germany’s central bank Deutsche Bundesbank are working together closely on issues related to central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Awareness of global CBDC situation On Aug. 29, Germany’s federal parliament […]

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Venezuelan Official Says Remittance Platform for Petro is Ready to Use

Venezuelan Superintendent of Cryptoactives Joselit Ramírez says a Petro remittances platform is live and operational, as well as secure and easy to use. National Superintendent of Cryptoactives Joselit Ramírez has announced that crypto remittance platform Patria Remesa is live and functioning. Radio announcement about the platform The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela reported the news on […]

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US Freezes Maduro Gov’t Assets as P2P Bitcoin Volume Soars in Venezuela

In a major escalation against socialist president Nicolás Maduro, Donald Trump’s administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets. In a major escalation against socialist president Nicolás Maduro, Donald Trump’s administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets.  The United States’ hawkish move has been reflected in a new all-time-high for peer-to-peer trading volume on LocalBitcoins in […]

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