Category: Petro

Venezuelans Forced to Use Petro Cryptocurrency to Pay for Passports

Venezuelans are now being forced to pay for passports with the country's controversial petro cryptocurrency, a report indicates. According to…

U.S. Senators Push for Stronger Sanctions Against Venezuelan Petro

A bipartisan group of senators in the United States are seeking strong sanctions against Venezuela’s Petro. The proposed sanctions would…

Venezuela Mandates Passport Fees Must Be Paid in Controversial Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuelans can only use the state-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, to pay for passport fees starting next week, the country’s vice…

Hodler’s Digest, October 1-8: WSJ Gets In and Out of Crypto, While BofA Sees a $7 Billion Future for Blockchain

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week.…

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…

US Senators Seek Stronger Sanctions on Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ Cryptocurrency

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are pushing for tighter sanctions against Venezuela's state-backed cryptocurrency, known as the petro. The…

Venezuela’s Petro White Paper ‘Blatantly’ Copied Dash, Ethereum Developer Says

Venezuelan state-owned cryptocurrency Petro has apparently plagiarized parts of its white paper from the GitHub repository of Dash. Core developer…

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…

Venezuela Makes Petro Crypto a National Currency, Publishes New Whitepaper

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has made several claims regarding his country’s digital currency this week. He announced the launch of…

Venezuela’s Controversial Petro Sale Starting November, Maduro Claims

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has appeared on national television to announce the official launch of the national cryptocurrency Petro, according…

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