Survey: More Than 70% of Salvadorans Believe the Bitcoin Law Has Not Improved Their Personal Finances

A recent survey has offered some insight into the real opinions Salvadorans have about the implementation of the Bitcoin Law in the country. The survey, carried out by the University Institute of Public Opinion of the José Simeón Cañas Central American University, found that most Salvadorans believe the inclusion of bitcoin as legal tender, through the approval of the Bitcoin Law last year, has not improved their personal economic situation. Salvadorans Disregard Bitcoin’s Importance to Their Finances The inclusion of bitcoin as legal tender in their country and…

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Dogecoin co-founder slams memecoins, DAO aims to buy Denver Broncos, and BTC tourism surges 30% in El Salvador: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 20-26

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Former Cisco employee launches DAO to buy Denver Broncos A freshly launched decentralized autonomous organization dubbed BuyTheBroncosDAO is aiming to raise enough capital to purchase the NFL’s Denver Broncos for roughly $4 billion.  The project is offering fans of various levels of wealth the…

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Around El Salvador in 45 days: A Bitcoin-only travel story

[ad_1] El Salvador adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender over four months ago on Sept. 7, 2021. Bitcoiners around the world have been watching with intent as the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, attempts to “orange-pill” an entire nation. The president regularly buys the dip, has promised a low-tax Bitcoin “Citadel” in the form of Bitcoin City, and is exploring renewable energy BTC mining using volcanoes. But what is it like for those living day to day in the smallest Central American country, known as “the land of volcanoes”?…

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El Salvador buys its cheapest 410 Bitcoin as prices reach $36k

[ad_1] The Central American country of El Salvador has added 410 Bitcoin (BTC) to its central reserve as BTC prices trade below $37,000, a price last seen on July 26th, 2021.  The fresh addition to El Salvador’s BTC reserve was announced by President Nayib Bukele, who confirmed that the purchase of 410 BTC was made against $15 million, placing the price at approximately $36,585 per BTC. Nope, I was wrong, didn’t miss it. El Salvador just bought 410 #bitcoin for only 15 million dollars Some guys are selling really cheap…

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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele Bitcoin Legal Tender 2022

[ad_1] On New Year’s Day 2022, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele tweeted out his predictions for Bitcoin this upcoming year, making some very bold bets. Seemingly the biggest prediction out of the six he made is that “2 more countries will adopt it as legal tender.” El Salvador became the first country to make BTC legal tender on September 7, 2021, sparking a revolution that caught the attention of many other world leaders. This is a very interesting prediction especially after El Salvador’s ambassador to the United States Milena Mayorga…

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Bank of England Governor Worried About Bitcoin Being Legal Tender in El Salvador – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The governor of the Bank of England, the country’s central bank, has voiced concerns about El Salvador choosing bitcoin as a national currency. Citing a recent warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) against bitcoin’s use as legal tender, the governor said: “What would worry me most of all is, do the citizens of El Salvador understand the nature and volatility of the currency they have.” Bank of England’s Governor Is Concerned About Bitcoin Being Legal Tender in El Salvador Bank of England (BOE) Governor Andrew Bailey raised concerns…

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El Salvador to Issue $1 Billion Bitcoin Bond to Fund ‘Bitcoin City’ – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] President Nayib Bukele, of El Salvador, announced yesterday he would issue a $1 billion “Bitcoin Bond” to build the first Bitcoin City in the world. The city would feature no taxes of any kind except VAT, and it would be carbon neutral, with most of the energy powering it coming from geothermal sources. Bukele also announced that El Salvador would partner with Blockstream and use its liquid network to issue the aforementioned bond. Bitcoin City Announced in El Salvador El Salvador and its president, Nayib Bukele, have…

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El Salvador introduces fuel subsidy of $0.20 per liter to locals who pay in BTC

[ad_1] Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele has announced that local consumers can enjoy a $0.20 per liter reduction in petrol prices when paying using the government-backed Bitcoin wallet, Chivo. Describing the news as “positive news for the pockets of Salvadorans,” the president announced the subsidy via Twitter on Sept. 30. According to a rough translation, Bukele stated: “The state company Chivo negotiated with the largest gas station companies in our country, so that starting tomorrow, their stations will sell each gallon of fuel $ 0.20 cheaper, with Chivo wallet.” Bukele emphasized…

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Ramifications Of Bitcoin In El Salvador

[ad_1] Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: The government of El Salvador recently made a historic move by declaring bitcoin as legal tender, but the implementation of this new monetary network on the nation-state level hasn’t come without its fair share of obstacles. Alex Gladstein, chief strategy officer of the Human Rights Foundation, recently wrote an outstanding piece called “The Village And The Strongman” detailing the state of Bitcoin in El Salvador, and he joined a Twitter Spaces hosted by Bitcoin Magazine to discuss exactly what’s been…

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El Salvador Now Owns 700 Bitcoin as President Bukele Buys Price Dip

[ad_1] El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele confirmed via Twitter Monday that the Latin American nation has bought the “Bitcoin price dip,” exchanging dollars for Bitcoin at a time he believes it remains undervalued by the global market. The price of Bitcoin was around $45,700 dollars at the time of Bukele’s tweet announcing the purchase, down from highs near $50,000 earlier in the week. On September 6, the day before Bitcoin was officially declared legal tender in El Salvador, the president announced that the country bought its first 400 BTC, at…

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