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2.1 Million Salvadorans Actively Using Chivo Wallet, El Salvador’s President Claims

NewsBTC 26 Sep 2021
Nayib Bukele, El Salvador president, has claimed that 2.1 million citizens are using the new government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet ... They gathered in the capital San Salvador on the 200th anniversary of the country’s independence, with placards that read “No to Bitcoin” and “Respect the Constitution”.
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China declares transactions involving cryptocurrencies illegal

The Observer 24 Sep 2021
Quinn Slobodian ... El Salvador is so far the only country in the world to have adopted bitcoin as legal tender, in a move that its president said was meant to promote “financial inclusion”, investment and economic development. However, the decision, which came into force this month, prompted a mass demonstration in El Salvador’s capital last week ... .
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SMC breaks ground on P95-B PAREX

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2021
The integrated elevated road network will link the north, south, east, and west corridors of the capital ... Ang, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, and Public Works and Highways Undersecretary Maria Catalina Cabral, led the PAREX groundbreaking rites held along the Pasig River in Pandacan, Manila ... .
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News From El Salvador, Late September: Chivo On Fire, LABITCONF, Build w/ BTC

Bitcoinist 23 Sep 2021
So, Bitcoin is legal tender in El Salvador ... The narrative shifted from the remote beach town of El Zonte to the busy streets of San Salvador, but there’s action everywhere ... Visit El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach Through VICE’s Mini-Documentary ... Manifestantes incendian un Punto y un ATM Chivo en el Centro de la Capital San Salvador, en El Salvador 👇.
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Inside El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law Implementation

Bitcoin Magazine 23 Sep 2021
Bitcoiners who were in El Salvador as its Bitcoin law was implemented reflect on the good and the bad of state-sponsored Bitcoin adoption ... But then, traveling to the country’s capital of San Salvador, he was left with a different impression ... Then we had one about Bitcoin Beach and the reception in El Salvador ... We had one opening offices El Salvador.
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ACLED Regional Overview – Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (11-17 September 2021)

Reliefweb 23 Sep 2021
... in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras ... In El Salvador, thousands of people demonstrated against President Nayib Bukele's government in the capital San Salvador, coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Central America's independence on 15 September (AP, 16 September 2021).
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El Salvador president says he’s world’s ‘coolest dictator’

Federal News Radio 22 Sep 2021
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat in El Salvador said ... Last week, thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital for the first mass march against Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power and weakened the independence of the courts.
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El Salvador president changes Twitter profile to ‘dictator’

The Associated Press 21 Sep 2021
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s ... Last week, thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital for the first mass march against Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.
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El Salvador president changes Twitter profile to 'dictator'

McAlester News-Capital 21 Sep 2021
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s ... Last week, thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital for the first mass march against Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.
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El Salvador president says he's world's 'coolest dictator'

Traverse City Record-Eagle 21 Sep 2021
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat in El Salvador said ... Last week, thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital for the first mass march against Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power and weakened the independence of the courts.
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El Salvador prez Nayib Bukele changes Twitter profile description to 'dictator'

Hindustan Times 21 Sep 2021
... legal tender in El Salvador, the first country to do so ... Last week, thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital for the first mass march against Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.
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El Salvador ‘buys the dip,’ now owns 700 Bitcoins worth over $31.5 million

AMB Crypto 21 Sep 2021
El Salvador continued to capitalize on Bitcoin market opportunities.
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Maya Pyramid built in response to eruption of Lago Ilopango volcanic caldera

Heritage Daily 21 Sep 2021
San Andrés was constructed in the valley of Zapotitán in the department of La Libertad, El Salvador. Settlement began around 900 BC as an agricultural centre, emerging as the capital of Maya polity between AD 600 and AD 900 ... Dr Akira Ichikawa, from the University of Colorado Boulder said ... La Campana pyramid (structure 5) – Image Credit .
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Weekly Blockchain News Roundup

Bitcoin Chaser 20 Sep 2021
We are back again, bringing you the most talked-about cryptocurrency news of this past week ... Bitcoin Investors Are Reportedly Exempt From Taxes in El Salvador-. The government of El Salvador will reportedly exempt investors from paying a capital gains tax and an income tax on Bitcoin (BTC), according to a presidential legal counsel ... Read more on CNBC.
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Los 27, Puerto Rico’s Pioneers of the Prison Gang Model

InSight Crime 20 Sep 2021
One of the oldest gangs in Puerto Rico, the gang rapidly dominated criminal economies inside the country's prison system ... Some of the region’s most significant criminal threats, such as the First Capital Command (Primeiro Comando da Capital – PCC) in Brazil or the MS13 and Barrio 18 gangs in El Salvador, have similar modi operandi to Los 27 ... share ... .
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