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Venezuela Sets Bitcoin Trading Record With New Hyperinflated...

New currency reforms in Venezuela accompanied a decisive surge in Bitcoin trading this week, with informal markets setting new all-time highs. Bitcoin Boom As Central Bank Re-adds...

Anja van Oosterhout | Jun 17, 2019 | 04:00
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Consumers In Over 150 Countries Can Now Buy Stocks With Bitcoin

San Francisco-based Bitcoin investment app Abra has released its service to users outside the US allowing 150 countries to buy stocks. Bitcoin-Collateralized Stocks Arrive For...

Esther Kim | May 29, 2019 | 16:00
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Altcoins

Venezuela and Russia May Switch to Ruble After Trying ‘Petro’...

Venezuela and Russia are in talks to switch over to the ruble for trade after trying the ‘El Petro’ cryptocurrency, a UN ambassador has revealed.   Venezuela and Russia...

Allen Scott | May 17, 2019 | 19:00
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Venezuela Pro-Bitcoin Opposition May Use Maduro’s Sanctioned...

Bitcoin adoption crucible Venezuela could end up using its own sanctioned funds to topple the government if plans go ahead for an “army” of foreign mercenaries. Sources: Plans For...

Esther Kim | Apr 30, 2019 | 15:00
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Bitcoin

Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Record Underscores Fiat Currency...

Venezuela transacted more hyperinflated bolivars for bitcoins than ever before last week — but actual Bitcoin (BTC) volumes still decreased.  Hyperinflation Bites Bitcoin Traders...

Esther Kim | Apr 29, 2019 | 10:00
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Venezuela President Urges Investors To Buy Petro As Citizens Prefer...

The president of Venezuela has issued an open call for foreign investors to buy up the country’s notorious state-issued cryptocurrency, despite international sanctions. Maduro...

Esther Kim | Apr 25, 2019 | 12:00
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Mexico Sets New Bitcoin Volume Record After Trump’s Remittance...

Bitcoin price remaining above $5000 resulted in new trading highs for several countries worldwide last week, the latest data shows. Mexico, Venezuela Post Record Localbitcoins Volumes...

Esther Kim | Apr 15, 2019 | 17:00
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Surge Sees Venezuela Hit Record Localbitcoins Highs

Bitcoin price highs last week had serious knock-on effects for some markets, with traders worldwide setting several new records. South America’s Record Bitcoin Trading Data from...

Esther Kim | Apr 08, 2019 | 06:00
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Venezuela: Maduro Administration Targets Bitcoin Remittance

The Venezuela government is reportedly making a move towards collecting fees on Bitcoin remittance payments in the country. This step comes as the cash-strapped Maduro administration...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 19, 2019 | 11:00
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Venezuela: Bitcoin to the Rescue as US-Led Visa, Mastercard Boycott...

With the United States government threatening to prohibit payment companies from processing transactions in Venezuela, citizens may be forced more than ever before to adopt Bitcoin. No...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 15, 2019 | 10:30
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Bitcoin Trading Plummets in Venezuela Blackout as Government...

Bitcoin use in Venezuela took a hit this week after a persisting electricity blackout appeared to limit the ability of users to transact.  Bitcoin Trades Drop 40 Percent That was the...

Esther Kim | Mar 14, 2019 | 21:00
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Bitcoin

Venezuela Traded Over $60M in Bitcoin Already in 2019

LocalBitcoins users in Venezuela spent nearly 160 billion VES buying 16,642 BTC in the first two months of 2019. At today’s price, those bitcoin are worth almost $63 million...

Emilio Janus | Mar 04, 2019 | 16:00

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