Latin America Seeing Significant Growth in Freelance Jobs and Crypto

Latin America Seeing Significant Growth in Freelance Jobs and Crypto

Global hiring firm Deel released its “State of Global Hiring 2021” report, which revealed that freelancing in Latin America is massively increasing, with more people choosing to accept parts of their paycheck in cryptocurrency. The report revealed that Argentinians and Latin America are increasingly focusing their hiring strategies on international companies and jobs. The drastic … Read more

Solana could become the ‘Visa of crypto’: Bank of America

Solana could become the 'Visa of crypto': Bank of America

Bank of America digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah has predicted that Ethereum competitor Solana could become the “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem” in a Jan 11 research note. The Solana network launched in 2020, and has since grown into the fifth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $47 billion. An order of magnitude … Read more

Humanitarian Action for Children 2022 – COVID-19, children on the move and other crises in Mexico and Central America – Honduras

Humanitarian Action for Children 2022 - COVID-19, children on the move and other crises in Mexico and Central America - Honduras

HIGHLIGHTS Mexico and Central America face multiple and complex humanitarian situations affecting 4.8 million children due to violence, climate shocks, food insecurity, and increasing inequity; all compounded by the health and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 and fueling cross-border migration and internal displacement. UNICEF seeks to reach nearly 1.1 million children and their families, including children … Read more

The metaverse is a massive opportunity for crypto that calls for new platforms and tokens, Bank of America strategist says | Currency News | Financial and Business News

An art exhibit depicting the metaverse.

Viewers take in the art installation “Machine Hallucinations – Space: Metaverse” by Refik Anadol.Tyrone Siu/Reuters The metaverse is a massive opportunity for the crypto space, according to a Bank of America strategist. BofA’s Haim Israel predicted that cryptocurrencies will finally be used widely for transactions in virtual worlds. He said crypto-based platforms will need developing, … Read more

Latin America stands to benefit most from crypto, says Uphold exec

Latin America stands to benefit most from crypto, says Uphold exec

El Salvador’s Bitcoin (BTC) adoption has triggered a digital asset revolution in Latin America, and the region could benefit even more if people can exchange cryptocurrencies, fiat money and the upcoming central bank digital currencies (CBDC) on the same infrastructure, said the head of multicurrency investment platform Uphold.Speaking to Cointelegraph, Uphold CEO JP Thieriot underscored … Read more

Uncomfortable Truths — What Covid-19 Has Revealed about Chronic-Disease Care in America

Uncomfortable Truths — What Covid-19 Has Revealed about Chronic-Disease Care in America

“Jump off the cliff and figure it out on the way down. People think that improvisation is moving forward,” comedian Keegan-Michael Key has said about improvisational comedy. “What improvisation really is, it’s walking backward.…It’s backing up that gives you discovery.…You back up, you can create a larger worldview.”The Covid-19 pandemic forced the medical field to … Read more

America is the big winner of China’s crypto crackdown

America is the big winner of China’s crypto crackdown

Oct 22nd 2021CHINA WAS once king of the crypto mines. In September 2019 it accounted for three-quarters of the world’s bitcoin mining activity. Rural provinces were dotted with bitcoin mines that specialised in solving cryptographic puzzles in order to validate transactions made with the cryptocurrency. But in May 2021 the Chinese government, sensing a threat … Read more