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Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide...

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the...

Emilio Janus | Dec 10, 2018 | 22:00
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News

Venezuela and Argentina Are Buying the Dip, New Data Shows

If you look at the latest activity on Localbitcoins, there has been a large spike in recent days from both Argentina and Venezuela buying bitcoins. Both these troubled Latin American...

Christina Comben | Dec 10, 2018 | 13:00
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'
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Venezuela Artificially Inflates Petro 150 Percent As Bitcoin Sets New...

Venezuela saw yet another new record for Bitcoin use December 1 after another week of economic shake-ups made the cryptocurrency more appealing than ever. 1 Week, 1300 Bitcoins Data...

Esther Kim | Dec 03, 2018 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Acceptance

The ‘Wal-Mart’ of Venezuela Has Started Accepting Bitcoin

As Venezuela is in the grip of hyperinflation, a large local Wal-Mart-like department store has started to accept bitcoin for goods. Cryptocurrencies: A Viable Alternative More and...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 16, 2018 | 08:00
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Bitcoin Exchange

Venezuela Traded More Bitcoin Than Ever Before In October

Venezuela set a new Bitcoin trading record last week as the country embraces cryptocurrency more than ever. Venezuela Trades 1075 BTC in 7 Days According to data from monitoring...

Wilma Woo | Nov 07, 2018 | 09:00
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Altcoins

Petro… Petro… Get ’em While They’re Hot!

After what seems like an unnecessarily long bout of teasing, we can finally get our hands on all those lovely Venezuelan Petro.  As Bitcoinist reported earlier this month, the Petro...

Emilio Janus | Oct 31, 2018 | 15:00
News

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Sets New Record Bitcoin Trading Volume

Decentralized Bitcoin exchange Bisq revealed October 2018 has become the most successful month in its history, transacting over $3 million so far. Bisq’s $3M Month In a curious...

Wilma Woo | Oct 22, 2018 | 06:00
Venezuela's Central Bank Unveils App To Help Citizens Convert New Crypto-Pegged ‘Sovereign Bolivar’
Bitcoin

Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt Post Record P2P Bitcoin Trading...

During October 2018, Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer (P2P) platform LocalBitcoins reached peak levels in Argentina, Venezuela, and Egypt. Elsewhere, places like Croatia and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 16, 2018 | 03:00
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News

Venezuela Bitcoin Trading Hits New Record As Maduro Confirms Petro...

Venezuela posted its largest-ever Bitcoin trading volumes last week, data compiled October 6 confirms, as the country announced several new economic shake-ups.  7 Days, $7 Million...

Wilma Woo | Oct 08, 2018 | 21:00
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Altcoin News

Venezuela Finally Launches Controversial State-issued Petro...

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro recently announced the official launch of the Petro cryptocurrency. In a follow-up development, the government says payment for travel passports...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 07, 2018 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Sees Biggest Trade Volume in Venezuela as Dash Branded...

Bitcoin trading volumes in stricken Venezuela spiked again last week as one local commentator called claims Dash is making inroads in the country “snake oil.” GóMez: ‘No One...

Wilma Woo | Oct 04, 2018 | 01:00

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