Venezuela

Venezuela to Pay Retirees and Pensioners Christmas Bonus in Petro

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro announced that the Christmas bonus of the country’s retirees and pensioners will be paid to them in the national cryptocurrency Petro. The Twitter profile of local news outlet Venepress reported on Maduro’s remarks on Nov. 17. This particular instance is not the first time that Venezuela pushes Petro into the wallets …

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Nov. 10–16 in Review

In this week’s news from the Spanish-speaking world, a Venezuelan official claims that all currencies will be replaced by cryptocurrencies, the Argentinian chief of the Banking Association criticizes fintech and crypto, and Spain offers prepaid visa card to teenagers that they can reload with crypto. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news …

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Argentina Sets New Trading Record After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Buys

Bitcoin (BTC) trading set new records in two of its most keenly watched South American markets last week, new data has revealed. As monitoring resource Coin Dance confirmed on Nov. 10, the seven days ending Saturday saw more trading against BTC than ever before in both Venezuela and Argentina.  Argentina: central bank accidentally increases Bitcoin …

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The Demand for Permissionless Freedom Is Just Getting Started

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Every year the world seems to be getting crazier and more people are starting to realize that it stems from oppressive government transgressions against a peaceful society. The world has noticed millions of people from France, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Indonesia and more are rising up because citizens are sick and tired of …

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How Fiat Money Fails: Deconstructing the Government’s Paper-Thin Promise

</header> <strong>Fiat money has a surprisingly short lifespan. The almighty U.S. dollar currently serving as world reserve currency is not exempted, in spite of all proclamation that it cannot fail. Throughout history, fiat money has failed over and over again, where sound assets like gold have survived. Ruling out acts of god and unforeseen circumstance, …

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Street Artist Pascal Boyart Helps Venezuelan Creators Earn Crypto

</header> <strong>Crypto-passionate street artist Pascal Boyart, well known in the space for being the first artist in his style to affix Bitcoin QR codes to his work, is now helping Venezuelan muralists and creators earn crypto. The Paris-based “Pboy,” also famous for hiding <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> in his graffiti-meets-classic-art murals, has teamed …

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Food, Shelter and Clothing: Bitcoin Cash Charities Making a Global Impact

</header> <strong>Eatbch, the unique charity movement providing assistance in the form of community-delivered meals fueled by Bitcoin Cash, continues to serve Venezuela and South Sudan, and is now expanding its connections. The South Sudan Eatbch group just announced they are working with local activists to help shelter and provide for orphans, while across the ocean …

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Over 200 Venezuelan Taxis Discover the Benefits of Bitcoin Cash

</header> <strong>A man named Oscar Salas recently spoke about his quest to spread bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) adoption on episode 34 of the Bitcoin Cast show. Salas explained in great detail how he is a passionate <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> supporter and the organizer of the Maracaibo city <a …

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 22-28 in Review

Spanish-speaking countries made headlines this week, with cryptocurrency and blockchain-related developments on both the governmental and enterprise level. The Congress of the Republic of Peru spoke about the potential of blockchain tech, blockchain firm Aeternity revealed the development of a network that enables the management of the supply chain of medical cannabis, Venezuela’s central bank …

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Latin American Payment App Mercado Pago Can Be Topped-Up With Crypto

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Atlanta-based blockchain payment provider Bitpay has announced the firm has partnered with Mercado Livre, one of the largest ecommerce providers in Latin America. The collaboration provides people with the ability to purchase Mercado Livre gift cards with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>), and <a class=”lar-automated-link” …

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