South America

South America

Argentine Gas Regulator Launches Blockchain Network, Expands to Whole Country

Argentina’s natural gas regulator, Enargas, approved the expansion of a blockchain-based gas distribution tracking platform. The system was already piloted by a local distributor...

New Instant Payment Networks Launch, From Aruba To Hungary

Speed drives innovation, particularly in payments. In this week’s look at payment rails innovation, PYMNTS finds a slew of new markets around the world...

IADB: Blockchain Technology Program Aims to Fight Violence Against Women and...

The Inter-American Development Bank has launched a competition that invites projects to propose blockchain-based solutions for preventing violence against women, children and the elderly. Companies,...

Alibaba Files for a Blockchain Transaction System in Brazil

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has registered a blockchain-based system patent in Brazil under the category of "insurance", "financial business" and "monetary business”, according to...

Ecuador’s Dairy Producer Joins Blockchain-Based IBM Pilot Program

The Ecuadorian dairy producer El Ordeño has announced its integration with a blockchain-based system as part of a pilot program called IBM Food Trust,...

Green Bonds are Selling Like ‘Ice Cream,’ Latin America Wants In

At least five Latin American governments and several companies are considering debt sales to fund environmentally friendly projects in what is expected to be...