Nicolas Maduro

UK Court Overturns Ruling on $1 Billion Venezuelan Gold at Bank of England

Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts … read more. New …

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Venezuela’s State-Run ‘Defi’ Crypto Exchange Goes Live After Maduro’s Anti-Blockade Speech

Decentralized finance (defi) is allegedly coming to Venezuela after a recent decree from Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. The government recently introduced a defi platform called BDVE that purportedly provides Venezuelan citizens with the means to swap ERC20 tokens in a noncustodial manner. For quite some time now Venezuela …

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Venezuela To Start Using Cryptocurrency in Global Trade in Efforts To Fend off U.S. Sanctions

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro says the country is to start using cryptocurrency in both domestic and global trade, as part of efforts to neutralize crippling U.S. economic sanctions. Speaking in the country’s parliament on Sept. 29, Maduro revealed that the move will “give new strength to the use of petro and other cryptocurrencies, national and …

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P2P Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Shuts Down Venezuela Operations to Comply With US Sanctions

Peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange Paxful is shutting down its operations in Venezuela, apparently, to comply with U.S. economic sanctions against the leftist government of disputed president Nicolas Maduro. On Tuesday, a Paxful spokesperson told news.Bitcoin.com that the exchange will now start restricting new accounts and closing old ones, as part of the shutdown process. “Current …

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Venezuela Blocks Opposition From Disbursing $18 Million To Health Workers via Bitcoin Exchange Airtm

Dex Platforms Trade Over $2.4 Billion in 7 Days, Defi Swaps up 68% Since Last Week Years ago the cryptocurrency community did not have access to a plethora of decentralized exchanges (dex). In 2020 with the rise of Ethereum, dex platforms have grown exponentially with trading applications like Uniswap, 0x, Kyber, and more. Dex trading …

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Venezuela Seizes 315 Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Miners Discuss Illegal Confiscation, Police Extortion

Gifts and Remittances: Bitcoin.com’s New Tools Allow People to Send BCH via Email This month Bitcoin.com launched two services that help facilitate bitcoin cash adoption and crypto remittance via email. In a recent video on June 5, Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver showcased gifts.bitcoin.com, a new feature that allows individuals to send BCH gift cards … read …

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UK Court Denies Maduro Access to $1 Billion of Venezuela’s Gold

Crypto 101: How to Send and Receive Bitcoin Cash Via the Bitcoin.com Wallet During the last few months in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak and faltering global economy, many individuals have shown an interest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, oftentimes people can find the process a bit daunting because they are … read …

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US Law Enforcement Promises $5M for the Capture of Venezuela’s Superintendent of Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), has put out a bounty for $5 million for the arrest and conviction of Venezuela’s superintendent of cryptocurrency. Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho is now added to America’s Most Wanted List, as he is accused of transgressing against U.S. sanctions and working with …

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P2P Bitcoin Trade Volumes and Inflation in Latin America Are on the Rise

During the last two months since the March 12 crypto market rout, otherwise known as ‘Black Thursday,’ demand for cryptocurrencies seems to be on the rise in certain regions in Latin America. Various reports published this week have noted that countries like Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Mexico have seen significant bitcoin trade volumes. …

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