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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 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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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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Venezuela Gets $1M Bitcoin Aid Project As Trading Records Continue

A new project by cryptocurrency wallet platform AirTM and artist cryptograffiti is aiming to raise $1 million in aid for Venezuelans via an interactive Bitcoin installation. Airdrop...

Esther Kim | Feb 27, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin Is More than a Speculative Asset to People in Venezuela

Most Bitcoin HODLers may be wondering when lambo and when moon, but in parts of Latin America, and particularly Venezuela, Bitcoin is saving people’s lives. Bitcoin Is Saving...

Christina Comben | Feb 25, 2019 | 11:00
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Russia: Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency in ‘Final Stage of...

Russia’s State Duma is reportedly planning to review and adopt a cryptocurrency law to facilitate the creation of an oil-backed cryptocurrency. Russia to Adopt Cryptocurrency Law...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 22, 2019 | 10:00
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Venezuela Breaks Bitcoin Trading Record Again As New Regulations...

Venezuela set a new record for the amount it traded for Bitcoin (BTC) last week, showing cryptocurrency’s continued appeal in the face of ongoing political turmoil. 17.1 Billion...

Esther Kim | Feb 04, 2019 | 04:00
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Venezuela Finds Out the Hard Way That Only Bitcoin is Unconfiscatable

The ongoing political turmoil in Venezuela continues to intrigue Bitcoin figures, following the Bank of England blocking access to the country’s gold reserves in favor of...

Esther Kim | Jan 31, 2019 | 03:00
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Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Sets Giant All-Time High

Venezuela traded more bolivars for bitcoins than ever before last week. Volumes on P2P trading platform Localbitcoins reaching 15.7 billion VES ($10 million) amid increasing political...

Esther Kim | Jan 28, 2019 | 11:00

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