Tag: bitcoin legal tender

Aug 06 2022

Binance’s CZ Visits The Central African Republic, Meets President Touadéra

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra received Changpeng Zhao to discuss bitcoin and crypto. The meeting of the minds happened on Friday and there’s not much public information about what actually happened. The Binance CEO has been meeting African presidents recently, so it only makes sense that he visited the first nation to make bitcoin legal tender in the continent. 1/ Impressive meeting today and an...

Jun 15 2022

What Did The Francophone Bitcoiners Recommend To The Central African Republic?

Remember the francophone Bitcoiners that visited the CAR a couple of weeks ago? Well, they issued a “...

May 30 2022

Why Did Francophone Bitcoiners Met With Central African Republic’s Authorities?

Last month, the Central African Republic surprised the world by making bitcoin legal tender. As it happened with El Salvador, Bitcoiners from around the world jumped to support the project. On May 22nd, a French-speaking bitcoin- heavy delegation of sorts landed in...

May 24 2022

Let’s Dissect The “Follow The Money #1” Documentary, Pt. 1- Salvadoran Confusion

In “Follow The Money,” the What Bitcoin Did team goes deep. The podcast is already a part of the El Salvador story, with its host Peter McCormack being the first to interview President Bukele after the Bitcoin Law’s announcement. In this new documentary,...

May 03 2022

Let’s Analyze The Actual Text From The Central African Republic’s Bitcoin Law

As it turns out, it’s a Bitcoin Law after all. The full text from the Central African Republic’s law that makes bitcoin legal tender is finally out, clearing all kinds of doubts and questions the world had. And creating new ones. Bitcoinist already told you most of...

Apr 28 2022

The Central African Republic Actually Adopted Bitcoin. What Else Do We Know?

Incredible. As it turns out, the Central African Republic is the second country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. An official press release from the president’s chief of staff, Obed Namsio, confirms the news. The document surfaced on the country’s...

Apr 25 2022

Did The Central African Republic Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender? Here’s The 411

As it turns out, the Central African Republic did not adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Yesterday, a Forbes Monaco article took the bitcoin world by storm. It said an African country had followed El Salvador’s footsteps and...

Mar 26 2022

Mexican Billionaire Ricardo Salinas Visits El Salvador, Meets With Nayib Bukele

Emerging as one of the biggest bitcoin supporters out there, Ricardo Salinas made the pilgrimage to El Salvador. The billionaire took journalists Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert on a private plane to the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. There, he met with President Bukele, Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao, and Samson Mow among others. And, luckily for us, Salinas documented the...

Mar 24 2022

Malaysia’s Dep. Finance Minister Denies Crypto As Legal Tender

Malaysia's Deputy Finance Minister I, Mohd Shahar Abdullah, in a parliament session on Thursday has stated that Malaysia will not be recognizing...

Honduras Central Bank Chooses CBDCs Over Bitcoin, Breaks Everyone’s Hearts

A lot of people had their bets on Honduras being the next country to declare bitcoin legal tender. Apparently, they lost. The country’s Central Bank issued an...

Feb 23 2022

Breaking : Mexican Senator Hints That The Country Might Be Next To Legalize Bitcoin

El Salvador continues to champion crypto adoption among other nation-states. inspired by the Central American country, Indira Kempis, a Mexican Senator, has said that Mexico needs Bitcoin to be legal. The senator is developing a...

Feb 18 2022

How Loaded Is The WSJ’s Latest Article On El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption? VERY

The WSJ proves once again that the Bitcoin Law in El Salvador is still the story of the century. Their latest article about it is… a little one-sided. The WSJ and other legacy publications are losing their minds. The press could focus on the legitimate criticism that President Bukele’s government gets, but no, they have to mix it with saltines, bitcoin clichés, and...

Feb 04 2022

Just-In: Ecuador Plans To Regulate BTC and Other Cryptos

The Central Bank of Ecuador is planning to come up with a framework to regulate Cryptocurrencies by the end of this year. Guillermo...

Feb 02 2022

India Declares That Bitcoin Will Never Be Legal Tender In Its Country

The government of India has stated that cryptocurrencies will never be considered as legal tender. India's finance secretary, T.V. Somanathan, clarified while speaking with...

Jan 31 2022

Texas, The Citadel For Bitcoin: A Gubernatorial Election Race

2022 Texas gubernatorial elections have become a race for promising Bitcoin (BTC) adoption by several candidates. Republicans Don Huffines, Allen West, and the current governor Greg Abbott have all jumped in to offer voters policies like making Bitcoin a legal tender, using Bitcoin mining to bolster the power grid, leading the world in leveraging Bitcoin infrastructure, and more. The Promises Following Arizona's big...

Jan 28 2022

Did Arizona Introduce A Bill To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender? This Is What We Know

Big if true. Did Arizona one-up every other Bitcoiner state? A bill that seeks to make Bitcoin legal tender in the state is circulating through Twitter and Telegram groups. Doubt is still in the air, and there’s no official confirmation, but the document seems to exist. And, even though it’s just a bill and there’s no guarantee it will pass, this might be...

Just-In: Bitcoin May Soon Be A Legal Tender in Arizona

Bitcoin may soon become a legally recognized currency in a state within the US....

Jan 26 2022

El Salvador Under Pressure From IMF To Remove Bitcoin As Legal Tender

El Salvador had come on the radar of the financial world after it announced that it was making bitcoin a legal tender. The decision made the small North American country a favorite among crypto enthusiasts but not everyone has been happy with this move. One of those has been the IMF. In a recently released report, the IMF has put more pressure on...

Dec 04 2021

From The Ground: Stephen DeLorme, A Hard-Core Bitcoiner, Talks To Salvadorans

This From The Ground report is gold. Stephen DeLorme visited El Salvador and got the information we needed. He talked to real people, experimented with different wallets, went to all kinds of commerces. His story is full of the confusion and angst that being the pioneer carries. El Salvador is going where no country has gone before. Its citizens are in for the...

Oct 04 2021

Breaking: Brazil Introduces Bill to Regulate Bitcoin ($BTC), Citizens Call it Flawed

Brazil's special committee of the Chamber of Deputies a 'Bitcoin Bill' to legalize the use of $BTC in the country. The Federal Deputy of the country Aureo Ribeiro called Bitcoin a worldwide currency with the potential to change millions of lives. Brazil 🇧🇷 presented a bill to regulate #Bitcoin: Bitcoin is a worldwide currency that The post Breaking: Brazil Introduces Bill to Regulate...

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