P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 was BTC traded via the Russian markets, 83 percent more volume than was produced by Localbitcoins’ second-largest market, Venezuela. Also Read: Turkish Real Estate Agency Sells 9 Houses […]
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P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

On Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has come along way since its inception feeding Venezuelans thousands of meals alongside branching out to other less fortunate regions like South Sudan. Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x […]
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Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

European P2P Trade Posts Strongest Activity Since March 2018

In recent peer-to-peer (P2P) market action, Latin American Localbitcoins trade has continued to show strength after producing record volume last month. In other news, P2P trade between the euro (EUR) and BTC has posted its strongest volume in 10 months. Also Read: Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay European and South American Localbitcoins Markets […]
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European P2P Trade Posts Strongest Activity Since March 2018

Venezuela : “Nous sommes face à une dictature”, affirme Juan Guaido sur France 24

Au Venezuela, Juan Guaido, président du Parlement et principal opposant à Nicolas Maduro, s’est proclamé mercredi dernier chef de l’État par intérim. Il peut compter sur le soutien indéfectible des États Unis. Le député de droite a invoqué un vide du pouvoir car l’opposition juge le deuxième mandat de Nicolas Maduro, entamé le 10 janvier, comme frauduleux. Notre journaliste Herminia Fernandez a pu interroger Juan Guaido sur ses futures intentions.

Venezuela : “Nous sommes face à une dictature”, affirme Juan Guaido sur France 24

Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records

The Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency markets have a seen a significant spike heading into 2019, with the Colombian, Peruvian, and Venezuelan Localbitcoins markets posting record volume when measuring in both fiat and BTC. The Argentinian, Dominican, and Mexican markets also posted record volume for P2P trade in recent weeks. Also Read: 9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington […]
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Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records

Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela has authorized six cryptocurrency exchanges to start selling its national cryptocurrency, the petro, according to the government’s website. The petro, which recently became a Venezuelan national currency, can now be purchased at the six exchanges, local media report. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Six Websites Authorized to Sell Petro The […]
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Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Start Selling National Cryptocurrency Petro

In Caracas, Venezuela, Bendiré peers from the window of an…

In Caracas, Venezuela, Bendiré peers from the window of an apartment she shares with six other families. She does not go outside after 5pm for fear of crime in her neighborhood.Getty Images Reportage photographer Alvaro Ybarra Zavala visited the country recently for TIME Magazine, capturing a nation in free fall. Visit Time.com to read the report and see more of Alvaro’s photos.(Photo by Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage for TIME)…

In Caracas, Venezuela, Bendiré peers from the window of an…

Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro

Venezuelan authorities have found another way to impose the adoption of the state-issued cryptocurrency, the petro. Citizens will soon have to pay with the government-controlled digital coin if they want to obtain a travel document. Hundreds of Venezuelans are leaving the crisis-hit country every day. Also read: New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin […]
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Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro

Venezuela’s Petro Copied Dash, Claims Ethereum Developer

An Ethereum developer is claiming the state-backed petro (PTR) cryptocurrency, a plaything to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, has taken substantial amounts of its newly published whitepaper from Dash (DASH). Indeed, at least at first glance, it does appear there are close similarities between the altcoin and the world’s first national cryptocurrency.    Also read: Bitcoin Cash […]
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