La carrera de Colombia por convertirse en un mercado líder de criptomonedas e...

La carrera de Colombia por convertirse en un mercado líder de criptomonedas e...

Durante el año 2020, Colombia experimentó un gran incremento del uso de criptomonedas como reserva de valor y con fines transaccionales.


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