Tag: panama

Sep 24 2021

Making Panama Compatible With Bitcoin

A Panamanian legislator and entrepreneur discuss the country's efforts to legalize bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Sep 13 2021

Panama Follows in the Footsteps of El Salvador, Looking to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Just a day after El Salvador officially adopted Bitcoin as its national currency alongside the US dollar, Panamanian Congressman Gabriel Silva introduced new legislation that would make crypto-assets legal and provide the legal framework for their regulatory and fiscal applications.

Sep 08 2021

Panama To Recognize Bitcoin As Payment Alternative, Issues New Regulations

A new bill that aims at recognizing Bitcoin as another payment method has emerged in Panama. The bill will also give residents the freedom to use cryptocurrencies. Amidst El Salvador adopting Bitcoin as legal tender, a Central American country is trailing the same path. The intent is to give residents of the country the freedom to start using cryptos like Ether (ETH) and...

Sep 07 2021

Panama Introduces Bill to Legalize Bitcoin, Ethereum

If passed, the bill will allow citizens to pay taxes with cryptocurrencies.

Congressman Presents Crypto Law Project In Panama. What Does It Say, Exactly?

Congressman Gabriel Silva presented a Crypto Law project. Even though Silva’s profile picture has laser eyes, the congressman doesn’t even mention Bitcoin in the video with which he announces his accomplishment. Is this bullish for cryptocurrencies in general? Or is it another case of a politician trying to make a name for himself using buzzwords that he doesn’t understand? Let’s dig deeper....

Aug 31 2021

Panama Could Benefit From Bitcoin Adoption Like El Salvador

Following in El Salvador’s footsteps, Panama remains poised to become a leading bitcoin adopter.A few brave people in Panama are pushing to move a cryptocurrency bill forward as they work to overcome fear and uncertainty from the majority in Congress and the general population.On June 8, 2021, Satoshi Nakamoto smiled as wide as the horizon that can be seen from the...

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....

Jun 20 2021

Which Nation Will Follow El Salvador's Lead?

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture el salvador panama

With the nation state game theory playing out in front of us, it is interesting to speculate on who may be next.El Salvador’s bold and groundbreaking move to declare bitcoin legal tender on June 8, 2021 has caught the attention of the world and the imagination of their Latin American neighbors. As the 14th most populated country in Latin America and with...

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