The head of Venezuela's state-backed petro cryptocurrency has been added to the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Most Wanted list.
Jun 2, 2020
Nicolas Maduro and his crypto supervisor were two of the Venezuelan officials indicted Thursday on claims they used crypto to conceal the profits from drug running.
Mar 26, 2020
The state oil company will only accept petro for airplane fuel, per a new decree from Venezuela's president.
Jan 15, 2020
Discussing new trials of an LN point-of-sale app; updates in consumer & institutional crypto derivatives, and Venezuelan petros as holiday bonuses.
Dec 16, 2019
Venezuelans including public sector workers, retirees and the military are set to receive a petro token handout this Christmas, so long as they register for the state's crypto payments platform.
Dec 16, 2019
Venezuela's president has ordered his pet cryptocurrency, the petro, to be used in funding an ongoing housing initiative.
Sep 20, 2019
Cuba has announced it is considering the use of cryptocurrency in order to bolster its finances amid U.S.-led sanctions.
Jul 3, 2019
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a Moscow-based bank over its role in financing Venezuela’s controversial petro token.
Mar 13, 2019
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts love to talk about Venezuelan users as an example of bitcoin's subversive potential – but the reality is more complex.
Dec 19, 2018
Venezuela has reportedly begun automatically converting residents' pensions into its controversial cryptocurrency.
Dec 12, 2018