Petro

As Hospital’s Crumble, Venezuela’s President Airdrops Petros to Doctors

Nicolas Maduro, a former bus driver and Venezuela’s sitting president, has announced a campaign to support his country’s medical staff…

No Evidence of Crypto-Related Charge in Maduro Drug Cases

Several Venezuelan leaders recently came under fire for alleged criminal acts, although, contrary to initial impressions, the situation did not…

National Digital Currencies: Not Yet Too Big to Fail

Over 30 years ago, in a January 1988 cover story emblazoned with a phoenix hovering over a paper-money inferno, The…

US Says Venezuelan President Maduro Hid Massive Drug Ring Proceeds in Crypto

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro tapped crypto to conceal transactions related to illicit drug-running, the U.S. Department of Justice alleged in…

Venezuelans Selling Petro on LocalBitcoins at Half the Official Price

Venezuelans are reportedly selling the state-launched Petro (PTR) cryptocurrency that was airdropped to them recently. Though the government claims to…

Maduro Announces Crypto Casino in Support of Petro and Public

Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, announced on Friday the opening of a new crypto-run casino in a battered country where…

Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of a casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must…

Maduro Opens International Crypto Casino

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of an international casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets…

Venezuela’s Maduro: Airlines Must Use Petros to Pay for Fuel

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has declared all flights out of the country must use the oil-backed petro cryptocurrency to pay…

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