Tag: venezuela

Oct 12 2021

Breaking: Venezuela’s International Airport Set to Start Accepting Bitcoin ($BTC)

Oct 12 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news bitcoin payment btc btcbrl btcbusd

One of the international airports in Venezuela is all set to open a Bitcoin and other crypto payment options for ticketing amid the growing popularity of digital assets. According to reports, Simon Bolivar International Airport is working towards enabling crypto payments in accordance with the local regulations. The airport is located in the capital city The post Breaking: Venezuela's International Airport Set to...

Sep 01 2021

Is Venezuela Really a Prime Bitcoin Use Case?

Sep 01 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  adoption bitcoin opinions venezuela

Reading Time: 2 minutes Venezuela is often seen as a great example of the power of Bitcoin against an inflation-heavy fiat currency The situation is more complicated however, with Bitcoin often seen as just a way to get U.S. dollars Bitcoin is also not filtering down to...

Aug 28 2021

Latin America, Tipping Point: Cuba Regulates, Honduras ATM, Venezuela Spends

Is Latin America in the eye of the storm that’ll reshape the world? The region certainly benefits from the existence of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Latin America needs hedges against inflation and a quick and easy way to send remittances. The cheaper the fees, the better. And when you truly need something, you’re bound to understand it. You have bigger incentives to study,...

Aug 06 2021

Venezuela to Launch Digital Bolivar in October

The country will also redenominate the hyper-inflated bolivar.

Jun 17 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 4, Part 3: Money and Hyperinflation)

Let’s finish the 4th chapter once and for all, book lovers. As promised, we’re going to take government money to court and analyze its track record. How do you think it did? We’ll also analyze the hyperinflation phenomenon, which as it turns out, “is a form of economic disaster unique to government money.” How does it work? You’ll know by the...

May 31 2021

Venezuelan Authorities Detain Two Alleged LocalBitcoins Scammers

The two Venezuelans allegedly scammed around 36 people through the Bitcoin P2P platform.

Mar 17 2021

Interview: Bitcoin, Venezuela And Day Game With Apex ₿

Apex ₿ joined Bitcoin Magazine’s “Meet The Taco Plebs" to discuss his rabbit hole journey and the peace Bitcoin brings him.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This...

Mar 03 2021

Reserve App to Launch in March

On 27 February, Reserve announced that its app will be available in March. For several months, the Reserve team has been hiring, coding, and designing the app with the aim of beating inflammation. The app will be available to the thousands of people that have been on the waitlist. Besides, it will first become available to those in Venezuela before reaching others....

Feb 27 2021

Why Won’t Bitcoin Die? Because You Need It

“Why won’t bitcoin die?” is a common question I’ve heard asked throughout the years by people sitting on the sidelines watching the bitcoin price hectically rise and fall, time and time again. The mainstream media will tell you that bitcoin is a speculative bubble, your financial advisor will tell you that you’re wasting your time by investing in it, your friends and family...

Why Won’t Bitcoin Die? Because You Need It

Bitcoin is not a speculative bubble fueled by degenerate gamblers. It’s capital flight from collapsing fiat currencies.“Why won’t bitcoin die?” is a common question I’ve heard asked throughout the...

Jan 28 2021

Bitcoin and Inflation: Everything You Need to Know

The cryptocurrency was designed to counter the harms of inflation, but is this really such a big issue?

Jan 26 2021

Jan 07 2021

Bull Run Democracy, Revisited

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  charity democracy opinion people venezuela

In 2017, high-flying bitcoiners attempted to foment democracy in Venezuela by airdropping crypto and paper wallets. What did we learn from these experiments?

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.

Latin America Reports Surge in Bitcoin Trading

Rising inflation and economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pushed regional bitcoin trading volumes to a record high.

Dec 04 2020

Pizza Hut Now Accepting Cryptocurrency

Pizza Hut in now accepting cryptocurrency as a payment option, but there is a catch. To take advantage of this offer, you would have to travel to Venezuela. As one of the oldest pizza chains in the country, Pizza Hut will now allow its Venezuelan customers to pay for their purchases using Bitcoin...

Nov 30 2020

Pizza Hut Venezuela Now Accepts Crypto Payments

Nov 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business coinflash news payments

The Venezuelan arm of the restaurant chain now accepts dash and bitcoin through CryptoBuyer.

Nov 20 2020

Circle Using USDC Stablecoin to Aid Venezuela Crisis

Nov 20 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  airtm business circle venezuela

Circle is partnering with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Airtm to distribute USDC. ...

US Government Enlists USDC for ‘Global Foreign Policy Objective’ in Venezuela: Circle CEO

Nov 20 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  circle news policy & regulation usdc venezuela

The U.S. government is sending USDC payments to Venezuela using Circle and Airtm to bypass Nicolas Maduro, the nation's dictator.

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