Tag: honduras

Apr 09 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day One. Morning: Mow, Saylor, Wood, Diop, & Ammous

Welcome to the Bitcoin 2022 conference’s best day recap. Audiovisually, the Bitcoin Magazine staff stepped up its game. The livestream transmission was much more professional and tv-like than the Industry Day one. The stand-out performance was Coin Stories’ Natalie Brunell...

Apr 08 2022

Honduras Economic Zone Accepts Bitcoin As Legal Tender – What Now, Central Bank?

A special economic zone on a tourist-oriented island off the coast of Honduras has recognized bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal tender, zone officials announced Friday. While the country's central bank recently denied reports that it was considering making bitcoin its de facto currency, a scenic jurisdiction called Próspera on the island of Roatán stated that it now recognizes cryptocurrencies as a legal...

Mar 24 2022

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...

Sep 12 2021

Central American Countries Study the Possibility of CBDC

After El Salvador decided to legalize Bitcoin, the central banks of Guatemala and Honduras are studying the possibility of adopting CBDCs. According to reports, the central banks of Guatemala and Honduras revealed that they were analyzing to adopt cryptocurrencies. This...

Aug 31 2021

El Salvador Set For Bitcoin Rollout With 200 ATM Installations Across The Country

El Salvador has started mounting Bitcoin ATMs that will enable its residents to convert cryptocurrencies to U.S. dollars. The ATMs will also allow for crypto withdrawal in cash, as the government intends to make crypto a legal tender. El Salvador, known officially as the Republic of El Salvador, is a country in Central America. It's bordered on the northwest by Guatemala, on the...

Aug 28 2021

Honduran Company Launches Country’s First Crypto ATM

Countries in Central America have been taking more pro-crypto positions as the market continues to grow. Last Sunday, the president of El Salvador announced that citizens would have the opportunity to convert their cryptocurrencies to fiat immediately after Bitcoin is recognized as legal tender. The government would be building the infrastructure, including ATMs, to support a state- issued Bitcoin wallet. Similarly, in Panama, a...

Aug 27 2021

Brock Pierce ’s Delegation Discusses Cryptocurrencies With Honduras’ President

At least Brock Pierce isn’t claiming to lead an “Official Delegation of Bitcoin Ambassadors” anymore. The self-proclaimed “Visionary” and “Cryptopioneer” got his group of entrepreneurs an audience with Juan Orlando Hernández, the president of Honduras. Reportedly, they talked about the country’s relationship with cryptocurrencies. However, the quotes printed by the local press don’t reflect that reality....

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