Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic in South America. Argentina is one of the largest countries in the world, being in the top-8 by territory, and is the second largest in Latin America. The economy of Argentina is based on rich natural resources, diversified industries and a large agricultural sector. Argentina has a growing high-tech sector, literate population and a high human development rate. Argentine also benefits from tourism, science, independent media and a developed transport communication. Bitcoin in Argentina is not considered a legal currency, as it is not issued by the Central Bank, but there are no restrictions toward it. Bitcoin mining in Argentina and Bitcoin exchanges are also legal. Bitcoin is considered to be a good under the Argentine Civil Code and its transactions are governed by the rules of the Civil Code.
Regardless of what changes Javier Milei brings to Argentina’s monetary system, stablecoins are likely to have an unshakable place in the economy, Sebastián Serr...
Stablecoins will remain ‘indispensable’ in Argentina under new president — Ripio CEO
The challenge of replacing Argentina’s peso with the United States dollar (and potentially Bitcoin) will be great, but it’s not insurmountable.
Milei vowed to close Argentina’s central bank — But will he do it?
The election of new Argentine President Javier Milei has given many in the local Bitcoin community cause for hope.
Milei presidential victory fuels optimism in Argentina’s Bitcoin community
Milei won over 55% of the votes, with 99% of the votes counted in the run-off presidential election.
Bitcoin-friendly Javier Milei wins Argentina presidential election
The group, “Bitcoin Argentina,” previously rejected the idea that regulation was needed in the cryptocurrency industry.
Bitcoiners pitch draft bill to preserve blockchain, decentralization in Argentina
The new all-time highs come despite Bitcoin still being down over 50% against its price peak of $69,000 against the U.S. dollar.
Bitcoin price hits all-time highs across Argentina, Nigeria and Turkey
Anti-establishment Javier Milei was the touted favorite in Argentina’s presidential election but is trailing in second place with 90% of the vote counted.
Javier Milei trails as Argentina’s presidential election goes to run-off