Tag: remittances

Jun 26 2021

Volcano Mining And President Bukele ’s Bitcoin Insights

As El Salvador prepares for the Bitcoin law to come into force, Bitcoinist keeps analyzing President Bukele ’s words. And he keeps using the right ones, “The Bitcoin system is so perfect, that I think it’s going to be the future. It’s the present, but it’s going to get bigger in the future.” That was one of the reasons that inspired...

Jun 21 2021

How Bitcoin Improves Financial Access And Inclusion

Bitcoin is, for many, the first opportunity to store wealth in a safe and secure manner, without outside manipulation.El Salvador’s decision to use bitcoin as legal tender in their country was recently celebrated by bitcoin HODLers around the world. Yet the International Monetary Fund (IMF) quickly expressed concerns...

Jun 14 2021

Small Bitcoin Transfers In El Salvador Have Surged

Jun 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture el salvador remittances

El Salvador, where Bitcoin is being embraced on an unprecedented level, has seen BTC transfers under $1,000 surge this year.With its president making it the first country to recognize bitcoin as legal tender, and inviting miners to...

Jan 15 2021

Ripple Tech to Power New Malaysia-Bangladesh Remittance Corridor

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bangladesh business malaysia news payments

Malaysia's Mobile Money and Bangladesh's bKash will leverage RippleNet for wallet-to-wallet transactions.

Jan 06 2021

Strike Is Bringing The Lightning Network To More Than 200 Countries

Today, Strike announced a global initiative to bring its Lightning Network payments application worldwide. After a successful U.S. launch in 2020 and the announcement of its payday solution last week, Strike is rolling out its services to 200-plus countries....

Dec 09 2020

Crypto Remittances Prove Their Worth in Latin America

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  argentina bitso latin america markets mexico

Crypto remittances are growing in Latin America, particularly in the wake of other remittance platforms shutting off access to some markets.

Nov 17 2020

Western Union Suspends US Dollar Transfers to Cuba

The move follows the latest sanction from the Trump administration.

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