Binance was the protagonist in the region and Bitcoin was talked about in Venezuela


Key facts:
  • In Venezuela, Caracas was the bitcoin capital over the weekend.

  • Paraguay has launched a Bitcoin ATM in recent days.

Bitcoin in Spanish is a weekly newsletter from CriptoNoticias in which we review the most important news related to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain in the Spanish world.


A conflict of interest between Binance and Socios.com in soccer in Argentina, opening accounts for Colombian Binance users, activating a Bitcoin ATM in Paraguay or developing the Caracas Bitcoin experiment, in Venezuela, were among the notable news items this week in the Spanish field.

On our journey through the Spanish-speaking countries, we find many news of interest to the bitcoiner world: interviews, adoption news and even educational resources for the entire audience in the region.

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Argentina

Are Binance and Socios.com Playing Their Own “Match” in Argentine Football? Both platforms collided after the creation of the first token launch alliance for the Argentine Football Association (AFA), an exclusive powerhouse already owned by Socios.com.

The company announced that it will take legal action against the AFC and soon after against the judge Prove that Binance and AFA cannot move forward with their agreement. In the middle, fan code owners saw how the conflict affected the market price.

Regarding the adoption of bitcoin as a means of payment, this week we review the growth of tourist options on Argentine soil that have already begun to accept cryptocurrencies. Among this offer are places in Pinamar, Bariloche or Villa Gesell, for example.

Colombia

After various complaints and a lot of uncertainty among users, Binance has started unblocking Colombian accounts on its platform. More than a dozen users of the platform in the South American country were notified of the unlock and the opportunity to withdraw funds that, in some cases, mysteriously disappeared from their balances.

The message was received by a user. Source: Telegram.

Cuba

NFTs are becoming strong all over the world. A very recent example is found in Cuba. A group of artists from the island have created a group set that was published last Monday, January 24, in the virtual exhibition Oncyber.

savior

After President Knepp Bokel bought another 410 bitcoins, taking advantage of lower prices, Last week began with a new warning from the International Monetary Fund to El Salvador: «[la adopción de la criptomoneda] It involves significant risks to financial and market integrity, financial stability and consumer protection.”

During the week, we also posted on CriptoNoticias some interviews by Luis David Esparagoza, our reporter currently on Salvadorian soil. We caught up with the NGO Mi Primer Bitcoin and spoke with their director of communication, Natalia Fernandez; and John Denny, founder of this organization for educational purposes.

Spain

In Spain, news regarding the regulatory environment continues. The most prominent of these developments that occurred last week was the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union Abolition of the Penal System Form 720which imposed fines on Spaniards who did not report their assets abroad (including cryptocurrency).

In an interview with tax economist Jose Antonio Bravo, the specialist spoke to us about the need for the European country to “harmonious” regulation of bitcoin.

Binance also gave what to talk about in Spanish territory, after submitting an application for approval prior to the registration of Banco de España. This indicates the intention of the Asian company to establish a Spanish subsidiary.

On the other hand, a non-profit organization that seeks to provide support and protection for cryptocurrency users has been born in Spain, a country where more Bitcoin ATMs are also expected and where citizens are mining cryptocurrency with alternative sources of energy. Like pig dung.

Paraguay

Speaking of ATMs, something recently announced as having a simple intent was confirmed this week: to install one of these machines to work with cryptocurrencies in Paraguay.

Venezuela

For a few days, Caracas, Venezuela, was not only the capital of the South American country, but the capital of the bitcoin world. In the facilities of the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, west of the city, Bitcoin Caracas Test Heldan event organized by Satoshi Ventures in Venezuela, Criptodemia and LegalRocks.

On Friday 28 January and Saturday 29 January, two CriptoNoticias reporters attended the various conferences held within the framework of the event: Jenny Diaz and the writer of this publication had the opportunity to watch the discussions and Presentations on many topics related to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencystate mining, trade and its risks, or even the anti-state nature of Bitcoin.

We also discovered news such as the creation of a new educational space about the world’s main cryptocurrency, La BitBlioteca; She discussed many topics with event organizers and committee members, including Our Editor, Andrea Leal.

Before the event, there was another news in Venezuela: the ban of two stock exchanges They acted without complying with the requirements of the Cryptographic Supervisory Authority And the publication of data by economist ngel García Banchs which, despite his anti-Bitcoin stance, shows how the cryptocurrency has been the best haven against the country’s inflationary spiral.

Week events

Among the events related to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain in the region for this week, the following stand out on the CriptoNoticias calendar:

  • Monday, January 31: «Cryptocurrency», organized by Web3 Latam.
  • Tuesday, February 1st: “DeFi Nation”, an event organized by Web3 Latam.
  • Wednesday, February 02: “Free Webinar: Cryptocurrency Mining.” Organized by the NGO Bitcoin Argentina.
  • Thursday, February 3rd: “Introductory Discussion on Bitcoin and Blockchain,” by the NGO Bitcoin Argentina.
  • Friday, February 4th: «Blockchain x Social Impact», Posted by Web3 Latam.

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