Bukele

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Handout/ Getty Images)
El Salvador's Bitcoin Investment 'In the Black,' Says President Bukele
"We have no intention of selling," Bukele added.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Handout/ Getty Images)

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Getty Images)
El Salvador Remains in the Red on Bitcoin Holdings, But Losses Are Narrowing
It's been a bit more than two years since the country made bitcoin legal tender there.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Getty Images)

(Fabien Bazanegue/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
The Bitcoin Circular Economy Battles Entrenched Mindsets in El Salvador
In his third weekly dispatch from El Salvador, Jonathan Martin meets two Bitcoin entrepreneurs working to improve financial inclusion.
(Fabien Bazanegue/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Getty Images)
El Salvador President Bukele to Introduce Bill That Would Eliminate Taxes on Technology Innovations
The country in 2021 became the first nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele (Getty Images)

Samson Mow on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment
Samson Mow on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment
El Salvador's national assembly is considering a draft bill to regulate digital securities, indicating the country is going ahead with plans to issue bitcoin-backed bonds. JAN...
Samson Mow on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment

El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption ‘Largely Underwhelming’: Researcher
El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption ‘Largely Underwhelming’: Researcher
September marks the one year anniversary of El Salvador recognizing bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender. LSE Public Policy Fellow Frank Muci discusses the outcomes of El Salvador’s...
El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption ‘Largely Underwhelming’: Researcher

El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election
El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election
El Salvador is likely to default on a January debt repayment because it has limited market access to raise the funds needed, in part because of its bitcoin adoption, according...
El Salvador Debt Downgraded to CC Rating as President Bukele Seeks Re-Election

Nayib Bukele, El Salvador's president, speaks in a prerecorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via live stream in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. A scaled-back United Nations General Assembly returns to Manhattan after going completely virtual last year, but fears about a possible spike in Covid-19 cases are making people in the host city less enthusiastic about the annual diplomatic gathering. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images
El Salvador’s Bukele Shoots Down FUD on Bitcoin Bond, Takes Issue With US Lawmakers
A Reuters report said Bitfinex had been booted from managing the bond sale, and a bill targeting El Salvador’s bitcoin adoption advanced in the Senate.
Nayib Bukele, El Salvador's president, speaks in a prerecorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via live stream in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. A scaled-back United Nations General Assembly returns to Manhattan after going completely virtual last year, but fears about a possible spike in Covid-19 cases are making people in the host city less enthusiastic about the annual diplomatic gathering. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images

University of Toronto Researcher: El Salvador's Bitcoin Experiment 'Tells Very Concerning Story'
University of Toronto Researcher: El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment ‘Tells Very Concerning Story’
The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School has published a research paper investigating the Pegasus spyware hacking of media and civil society in El Salvador....
University of Toronto Researcher: El Salvador's Bitcoin Experiment 'Tells Very Concerning Story'

An overhead view of a geothermal power plant in El Salvador, the site of a new Bitcoin mining installation.(Government of El Salvador)
El Salvador’s Bitcoin Volcano Can Be a Model for Cleaner Crypto
The Central American nation is taking its first steps to harness massive natural power sources to mine Bitcoin. The impacts could stretch far beyond the world of crypto.
An overhead view of a geothermal power plant in El Salvador, the site of a new Bitcoin mining installation.(Government of El Salvador)