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On Sept. 6, El Salvador became the first country to adopt BTC as legal tender, attracting both praise and criticism from the global community.
A third of Salvadorans 'actively' using Chivo wallet, President Bukele claims
Sam Bourgi
2021-09-25T23:42:27+01:00
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El Salvador is the first country in the world to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender. Despite opposition from local groups, the government believes cryptocurrency...
El Salvador purchases first 200 BTC, President Bukele confirms
Sam Bourgi
2021-09-06T22:52:53+01:00
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The report indicates that the adoption of crypto assets jumped 880% worldwide, with peer-to-peer platforms driving cryptocurrency usage in emerging economies.
Emerging economies dominate Chainalysis’ 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index
Sam Bourgi
2021-08-18T12:00:00+01:00
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A Uruguayan senator has introduced a bill seeking to “establish a legitimate, legal and safe use in businesses related to the production and commercialization o...
Uruguayan senator introduces bill to enable use of crypto for payments
Brian Quarmby
2021-08-05T02:57:43+01:00
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“More than 70% of the adult population of El Salvador does not have a bank account,” reads the latest Global Research report from Bank of America. “For that rea...
Bank of America outlines 4 potential benefits of El Salvador’s Bitcoin strategy
Sam Bourgi
2021-08-01T20:24:22+01:00
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El Salvador’s decision to accept Bitcoin as legal tender in June appears to be influencing lawmakers across the region to begin exploring their own cryptocurren...
Paraguayan lawmakers to present Bitcoin bill on July 14
Sam Bourgi
2021-07-10T16:12:44+01:00
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The proposal may help Argentinians in the export business avoid heavy taxes from foreign currency payments.
Argentine lawmaker introduces bill for workers to be paid in crypto
Turner Wright
2021-07-07T18:35:00+01:00
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2TM GRoup, the company behind Mercado Bitcoin, is now valued at $2.1 billion. It's the second crypto exchange in Latin America to eclipse the $1 billion valuati...
Latin America’s Mercado Bitcoin exchange raises $200M from SoftBank
Sam Bourgi
2021-07-01T12:00:00+01:00
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