Legal Tender

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Bitcoin Cash Could Be Legal Tender in St. Kitts by March, Prime Minister Says
The Caribbean nation could join El Salvador and the Central African Republic in backing crypto.
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Jack Mallers on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment
Jack Mallers on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment
September marks the one-year anniversary of El Salvador adopting bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender. Jack Mallers, the Chicago-based company executive known for helping El Salvador...
Jack Mallers on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment

Nayib Bukele Announces 44 Countries to Meet in El Salvador to Discuss Bitcoin
Nayib Bukele Announces 44 Countries to Meet in El Salvador to Discuss Bitcoin
El Salvador president Nayib Bukele said on Twitter 44 countries will meet in the country on Monday to discuss “financial inclusion, digital economy, banking the unbanked, the...
Nayib Bukele Announces 44 Countries to Meet in El Salvador to Discuss Bitcoin

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It’s Official: A Second Country Has Made Bitcoin Legal Tender
Plus a look at news from Brazil, Buenos Aires, Fort Worth and New York.
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Are Crypto ‘Legal Tender’ Laws Even Necessary?
The Central African Republic is looking to integrate crypto into its developing economy.
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Central African Republic Adopts Bitcoin as Legal Tender
A statement from the president's office on Wednesday confirms the passage and signing of the necessary legislation.
Central African Republic flag (jorono/ Pixabay)

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Did a Second Nation Actually Just Make Bitcoin Legal Tender?
Rumors were flying around Bitcoin Twitter this weekend, but how much truth do they have?
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A Chivo Wallet agent assisting a user in La Union, El Salvador (Elaine Ramirez/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin City: El Salvador’s Dreams for Utopia on Hold
Locals interviewed by CoinDesk have mixed feelings about El Salvador’s multimillion dollar proposal financed by “bitcoin bonds.”
A Chivo Wallet agent assisting a user in La Union, El Salvador (Elaine Ramirez/CoinDesk)

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US Senate to Consider Bill Examining El Salvador's Bitcoin Experiment
The bill, which was passed out of committee on Wednesday, generated the displeasure of El Salvador's president, Nayib Bukele.
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Honduras's flag (Hector Emilio Gonzalez/Unsplash)
Honduras’ Central Bank Debunks Bitcoin as Legal Tender Rumors
The BCH is, however, studying the feasibility of a central bank digital currency.
Honduras's flag (Hector Emilio Gonzalez/Unsplash)