Venezuela Sees First Blockstream Bitcoin Satellite Node

Venezuela sees first blockstream bitcoin satellite node. A Bitcoin services startup based in South America has just introduced the first Bitcoin node connected to the Blockstream satellite network within Vene...

Bitcoin Mining Operations Banned In Venezuela

Bitcoin mining operations banned in Venezuela. Venezuela's United Socialist Party has opted not to allow cryptocurrency mining in particular neighbourhoods, especially low-income areas with subsidized electri...

Venezuela Seemingly Accepting BTC For Passports

Venezuela seemingly accepting bitcoin for passports. The authority in charge of issuing Venezuela’s passports show that it accepted bitcoin (BTC) for applications and renewals last week. The rumours started w...

Venezuela Begins Registry of Cryptocurrency Miners

In December, we reported when President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela announced the intention of the government to launch a national cryptocurrency, ‘El Petro’, to mixed reception. Now, his government has laun...

Beleaguered Venezuela Steps Up Anti Bitcoin Propaganda

Imagine you are part of a populist government whose far left socialist policies have led your country to such economic ruin that some ordinary citizens are now turning to cryptocurrencies to protect their rem...