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Athena says will install 1,500 cryptocurrency ATMs in El Salvador

Metro USA 25 Jun 2021
A year ago Athena installed its first cryptocurrency ATM in El Salvador’s El Zonte beach, some 49 km (30 mi) southwest of capital San Salvador, as part of an experiment called Bitcoin Beach aimed at making the town one of the world’s first bitcoin economies.

Bitcoin to become legal currency in this country from September. How will it be used?

Live Mint 25 Jun 2021
El Salvador's ... A year ago Athena installed its first cryptocurrency ATM in El Salvador's El Zonte beach, some 49 km (30 mi) southwest of capital San Salvador, as part of an experiment called Bitcoin Beach aimed at making the town one of the world's first bitcoin economies.

Bitcoin Stalls at $35K Resistance; Lower Support at $30K

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jun 2021
Bitcoin (BTC) is showing signs of upside exhaustion after approaching resistance near $35,000 on Thursday ...   ... Key Indicator Shows Capital Beginning to Flow Back Into Bitcoin. Bitcoin Jumps 5% as El Salvador Braces for Crypto Law, $30 E-Wallet Airdrop ... .

Brazil scrambles to help the poor, while they barely hang on

Federal News Radio 25 Jun 2021
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has asked supermarkets to lower prices of staple foods and his economy minister suggested homeless people could live off restaurant leftovers ... Insight by AT&T ... Salvador, the capital of Bahia state in Brazil’s impoverished northeast, has been giving 270 reais ($54) to 20,000 people each month ... .

Could El Salvador's bitcoin adoption trigger a domino effect in Latin America?

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jun 2021
President Nayib Bukele has made bitcoin a legal tender in El Salvador ... In early June president of El Salvador Nayib Bukele placed laser beams over his eyes on his Twitter picture ... The bill makes bitcoin a foreign currency in other countries, and could potentially exempt investors from capital gains tax.

Crypto tracker CoinMarketCap to start ranking pro-crypto countries

Cryptopolitan 23 Jun 2021
TL; DR Breakdown ... They’re a daily topic both online and offline, and smart players are already capitalizing on their growing popularity. In fact, countries like El Salvador are now accepting Bitcoin as legal tender ... If it works in El Salvador, it can work everywhere else. Other governments will soon move to follow suit ... The tacker in question is ... ....

El Salvador orders probe into people who disappeared in civil war

Urdu Point 22 Jun 2021
San Salvador, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Jun, 2021 ) .El Salvador's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the attorney general's office to ... " On May 15, 1982, men in civilian clothes detained the plaintiff's brother in the southern part of the capital San Salvador.

A Disney animator draws on his Salvadoran boyhood of beauty and brutality

The Los Angeles Times 22 Jun 2021
In the now almost vanished country that existed before the war, he learned the ways of rabbits and birds, snakes and goldfish and water-skipping basilisk lizards that inhabited the hills and forests around Soyapango, then a largely rural suburb of the capital San Salvador ... El Salvador makes bitcoin legal tender.
photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore
Two Casascius 25 BTC Gold Rounds (physical Bitcoins)

Bitcoin is now legal to use in El Salvador for buying and selling. What’s next?

Gulf News 21 Jun 2021
If you hold at least 3 Bitcoins, head over to El Salvador and invest it to get citizenship ... It all sounds bizarre but El Salvador made a historical leap on June 9, 2021 and opened its arms wide to Bitcoin entrepreneurs ... In El Salvador, remittances account for 23 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).
photo: AP / Mark Lennihan, File
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Former Morgan Stanley traders turn cryptocurrency start-up into unicorn

The National 21 Jun 2021
The Series B fundraising also includes China Renaissance Group, Tiger Brokers, Gobi Partners and existing backers such as Coinbase Global and Pantera Capital, Hong Kong-based Amber said ... World Bank rejects El Salvador Bitcoin implementation request on environment and transparency concerns.

Bitcoin’s performance in El Salvador will be a test for the ecosystem – CNBC host

Cryptopolitan 20 Jun 2021
The crypto world is still in a celebratory mood days after Congress in a Central American country named El Salvador voted to approve Bitcoin as acceptable legal tender in the nation ... To many, the acceptance of BTC by El Salvador is the onset of the proliferation of pro-BTC policies by other governments across the world.

Immigrant rights groups demand ICE release transgender, HIV-positive detainees

Washington Blade 19 Jun 2021
... Salvador who asked for asylum in the U.S ... “She became worse, worse, worse,” Medina’s mother, Patricia Medina de Barrientos, told the Washington Blade in an exclusive interview in the Salvadoran capital of San Salvador that took place a few weeks after Medina’s death.

La Ruta Del Jazz: Itinerario Del Jazz En Michoacán Durante El Siglo XX

All About Jazz 19 Jun 2021
La Ruta del Jazz. Itinerario del Jazz en Michoacán durante el siglo XX. Héctor Pena. 159 Pages. Self Published. 2019 ... We do know this ... One of the earliest players around Morelia (the capital of the state), was Salvador Próspero, a trained anthropologist who was also a clarinetist about whom we have mostly photographic evidence.

Bitcoin town: Inside the community using crypto for everyday purchases

Metro UK 17 Jun 2021
Roberto Carlos Silva, owner of La Zontena store, poses at his business where he accepts Bitcoins at El Zonte Beach in Chiltiupan, El Salvador (Reuters) ... El Salvador is the first country in the world to try and make Bitcoin legal tender. In the town of El Zonte, roughly 56km south east from the capital San Salvador, Bitcoin is in wide use.

The Adventures of a Bored Journalist in the Magical Lands of Brazil and Latin America

Brazzil 17 Jun 2021
From this Amazonian capital, I booked a three-day tour into an interior that makes up over half of the fifth largest country in the world ... Salvador, Bahia ... Salvador is the capital of Bahia state, but once ruled over all Brazil ... From Salvador’s airport, I headed straight for the UNESCO-protected old town, Pelourinho.

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