Category: Venezuela

Church’s Chicken Starts Accepting Dash in Venezuela After KFC Confusion

American fast food chain Church’s Chicken has started accepting payments in cryptocurrency Dash (DASH) at its locations in Venezuela, according…

Report: Venezuela Converts Pension Bonuses into State-Issued Crypto Petro

Venezuela has automatically converted pensioners’ most recent monthly bonus into its national oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR), according to a…

P2P Markets Report: Latin American Markets Continue to Post Record Volume

This past week has seen Latin American peer-to-peer markets continue to set records for trade volume. For the week ending…

Report: Venezuela Is Forcibly Converting Pension Balances to the Petro

Venezuela has reportedly begun converting pensioners’ monthly payments into its controversial cryptocurrency, the petro. According to the Caracas Chronicles, an…

KFC Venezuela Denies Accepting Dash Payments

The CEO of KFC Venezuela, Antonio Sampayo, has denied a recent announcement that it will start accepting major altcoin Dash…

Report: BTC Gets a Health Check in ‘The State of Bitcoin’

Delphi Digital has taken a deep dive into bitcoin core in its first “The State of Bitcoin” report. The 59-page…

Harvard Economist: Bitcoin’s Future Value More Likely to Be $100 Than $100K

The former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has characterized Bitcoin (BTC) as “a lottery ticket,” in an…

Fundraiser Aims to Raise $1M in Cryptocurrencies for Venezuelans

A cryptocurrency “airdrop” fundraiser has been launched to help Venezuelans. People are donating funds via a number of different coins…

Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 3-Dec.9: US SEC Delays BTC ETF Decision Again, While Nasdaq Confirms 2019 BTC Futures Launch

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

Venezuela to Sell Oil for Petro Cryptocurrency in 2019, Says Maduro

Venezuela’s President Maduro has said the nation will sidestep the U.S. dollar and phase in use of its controversial petro…

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