Browsing the "Venezuela" Tag

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PundiX’s Crypto Cash Registers Will Be Installed in 49 Retail Stores Across Venezuela

| Daniel Kuhn

Traki department stores will integrate Pundi X’s point-of-sale device, XPOS, to offer a cryptocurrency payment rail for shoppers.

Despite CEO Claims, Dash Isn’t Really the ‘Most Used’ Crypto in Venezuela

| Diana Aguilar

Despite wide-spread efforts and expensive advertising, Dash isn't taking off in Caracas.

Venezuela Turned Airport Taxes Into Bitcoin to Avoid Sanctions: Report

| Diana Aguilar

The Venezuelan president and his administration are said to be using proceeds from the airline industry – and cryptocurrency – to avoid…

Venezuela’s Maduro Orders Top Bank to Make Petro Available to Public

| Daniel Palmer

President Maduro has ordered the Bank of Venezuela to open public counters for his controversial cryptocurrency, the petro.

This Artist Explores the Art and Politics of Crypto Culture

| Diana Aguilar

The crypto artist has worked with Dorian Nakamoto and recently expanded his reach into South America.

Cuba Eyes Cryptocurrency as Solution to Sanctions, Financial Woes

| Daniel Palmer

Cuba has announced it is considering the use of cryptocurrency in order to bolster its finances amid U.S.-led sanctions.

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A New Bitcoin Exchange On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees

| Diana Aguilar

Refugees can use a new POS to purchase goods, food, and services when they leave Venezuela.

Venezuela Tries to Avoid US Sanctions By Trading In Rubles and Crypto

| John Biggs

Caracas and Russia are in talks to disconnect from USD and exchange rubles and crypto.

What’s Holding Back Bitcoin in Venezuela? This Group Is Investigating

| Leigh Cuen

The Open Money Initiative is bringing insights from Venezuela to help crypto startups make better tools for people in distressed economies.

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Bitcoin Can’t Fix Venezuela: I Should Know

| Diana Aguilar

Diana Aguilar used bitcoin to survive in Venezuela, but cryptocurrency can’t fix the troubled nation's economy, she argues.