Browsing the "Venezuela" Tag


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.

US Treasury Sanctions Russian Bank Over Links to Venezuela’s Petro

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a Moscow-based bank over its role in financing Venezuela’s controversial petro token.


Venezuelan Economist: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Good’ Money, Bolivars Are Not

| Diana Aguilar

The adoption of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela could contribute to economic recovery, argues one local economist.

Bolivars to Bitcoin: Activists Take Down Venezuela’s Maduro in Crypto Art Exhibit

| Bailey Reutzel

As the situation in Venezuela continues to escalate, artist cryptograffiti, crypto exchange AirTM and merchant services provider Cripto Conserje have…

Venezuela’s Crypto Exchanges, Miners Must Register Under New Rules

| Yogita Khatri

Venezuela has activated new regulations for crypto service providers in the country, including exchange platforms and miners.

Bitcoin ATM Startups Say They’re Booming, Thanks in Part to Venezuela

| Leigh Cuen

Bitcoin ATM usage is surging, especially in Latin America, where Venezuelan refugees and others are seeking ad hoc banking solutions.

Venezuela Calls US Sanctions Against Its Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Discriminatory’

| Nikhilesh De

Venezuela has filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, highlighting sanctions against the petro as one issue.