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El Salvador became the first country in the world to make Bitcoin legal tender and is resisting any pushback on that, while Snap shares surge after a tough week for the tech sector.
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IMF urges El Salvador to drop Bitcoin as legal tender
El Salvador became the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, but the International Monetary Fund is not a fan.
El Salvador reveals plans to build the world's first 'Bitcoin City'
Billed as 'fully ecological' powered by geothermal energy from a volcano, El Salvador's "Bitcoin City" is the country's latest commitment to crypto.
Bitcoin is being mined in El Salvador with green volcanic energy
Of the 107 megawatts generated by the plant, five are used for the operation and mining of Bitcoin and the rest for the country's power grid.
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A group of about 2,000 mainly Central American migrants continued their mass exodus from the southern Mexico city of Tapachula Sunday, reaching a town about 16 miles away.
Traders evacuate burning market in El Salvador
Traders are evacuated and emergency services work at the scene as a huge fire burns at San Salvador's San Miguelito market.
Tech this week: El Salvador court looks at Bitcoin complaints
A court will look at complaints against Bitcoin purchases made by El Salvador's government, Elon Musk leads tributes to Sir Clive Sinclair, plus more tech news.
Thousands protest against El Salvador's president and Bitcoin law
Protesters marched against moves by President Nayib Bukele to centralise power, attacking Bitcoin ATMs installed by the government.
El Salvador's Bitcoin rollout hit by digital wallet glitches
For a fourth day in a row on Friday, technical glitches marred attempts by Salvadorans to download and use the country's new digital wallet.
Ukraine has just passed a new cryptocurrency law. What will change?
Ukraine is the fifth country in as many weeks to set up ground rules for digital currencies, following El Salvador’s move to use Bitcoin as legal tender.
Crypto prices plunge and exchange trading falters marring Bitcoin Day
All eyes were on El Salvador as it made Bitcoin official legal tender. But the cryptocurrency market had other plans.
El Salvador officially adopts Bitcoin as currency - with a few hiccups
Skepticism around Bitcoin was not dispelled when Salvadorans couldn't access the country's new digital wallet - or when its price slid.
Majority in El Salvador don’t want or trust Bitcoin, new study finds
As El Salvador is about to use Bitcoin as legal tender, a study shows many are distrustful of the crypto and some don’t even know what it is.
El Salvador approves €127 million Bitcoin adoption fund
The country's Congress approved the funding as it prepares to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency on September 7.
Anti-Bitcoin protests in El Salvador as official adoption draws closer
Other countries are keen to see whether the historic decision to make Bitcoin legal tender pays off. El Salvadorans are less convinced.
Paraguay in a race for second place to make Bitcoin official currency
El Salvador was the first. But if Paraguay succeeds in following suit, it may not be the last in Latin America to put its faith in crypto.
Why is Bitcoin booming in Latin America?
El Salvador’s decision to make Bitcoin an official currency is a watershed for crypto - and it’s setting off a chain reaction in Latin America.
El Salvador has made Bitcoin legal tender. What does it mean?
El Salvador president Nayib Bukele said history had been made with Bitcoin now due to become legal tender within 90 days.
Dogs in El Salvador can sniff out COVID-19
El Salvador is a nose ahead of the rest in the battle against COVID-19 - with sniffer dogs.
El Salvador: Traditional fireball festival in the streets of Nejapa
The town of Nejapa, El Salvador celebrated its annual fireball festival on Saturday (August 31) with participants pelting each other with rags drenched in gasoline that have been rolled into tight flaming balls.
El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child
21-year-old Evelyn Hernández had already served 33 months of a 30-year prison sentence when her conviction was overturned in February for lack of evidence and a new trial was ordered.
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Image of drowned migrants prompts political soul-searching
Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and daughter Valeria - originally from El Salvador - drowned trying to cross the border from Mexico.
Move over, Trump? Meet the president taking Twitter use to new levels
Twitter has been central in getting underdog candidate Nayib Buele elected President of El Salvador. Now, the leader is taking some of his first actions in office via Twitter, including letting officials go.
El Salvador: A 'millenial' mayor the favourite to win elections
It's the first time since the 1992 peace accords that dominating political parties could lose the elections against a young candidate with no political ideology.