The Venezuelan army turns to crypto mining as the country’s economy collapses.
November 30, 2020
Crypto garnered another mention in one of Maduro’s bombastic speeches.
September 30, 2020
The Venezuelan government has not yet announced partnerships capable of listing PTR abroad.
September 21, 2020
Venezuelan mayors agreed to join the government’s plan to expand the adoption of Petro despite some municipalities not having the technology to handle it.
August 12, 2020
The U.S. government issued a $5 million bounty to the supervisor of the Petro, but court documents suggest that crypto has little to do with alleged …
June 2, 2020
Venezuelan petrol stations now support the state-issued Petro cryptocurrencies, however, the rollout comes amid an aggressive adjustment to the country’s petrol regime.
June 2, 2020
Signs indicate that Venezuela’s state-backed cryptocurrency quietly underwent a hard fork earlier this month.
May 16, 2020
In a major escalation against socialist president Nicolás Maduro, Donald Trump’s administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets
August 6, 2019
Venezuelan local media reveal gov’t Bitcoin income in airports
July 25, 2019
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Venezuelan P2P trade continues to flourish despite government efforts to drive adoption of the country’s controversial oil-backed cryptocurrency
July 17, 2019
Venezuela and Russia discuss opportunities to make mutual trade settlements in the Russian ruble, find uses for the oil-backed Petro cryptocurrency
May 17, 2019
By CCN.com: As the political and economic crisis in Venezuela escalates, citizens of the South American country are taking refuge in Bitcoin. In the final week …
May 2, 2019
By CCN: The petro token, one of the last financial schemes crafted by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, will likely fall by the wayside like his regime …
April 30, 2019
Facebook is the latest in a raft of corporate or government entities creating their own cryptocurrencies. Within weeks of JPMorgan announcing its plans to launch the …
March 25, 2019
The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned Moscow-based bank Evrofinance based on its alleged financing of Venezuela’s controversial oil-backed crypto, Petro
March 12, 2019
Russia’s State Duma is planning to pass a resolution on a pending cryptocurrency regulation bill, reported a local source. Oleg Nikolayev, a member of the State Duma …
February 24, 2019
The birth of a national Iranian digital currency has been postponed. However, blockchain remains a hot topic in the Islamic Republic of Iran, intertwined with international …
February 13, 2019
After years of hiding behind the fig leaf of socialism and revolutionary anti-imperialist rhetoric, the embattled Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro has shown its true colours …
February 11, 2019