Category: Nayib Bukele

El Salvador Buys 80 More Bitcoin as BTC Fell Below $19K — President Insists ‘Bitcoin Is the Future’

El Salvador Buys 80 More Bitcoin as BTC Fell Below $19K — President Insists ‘Bitcoin Is the Future’

El Salvador has doubled down on its bitcoin commitment despite a heavy sell-off in the crypto market. The country has bought 80 more bitcoins, according to Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele. El Salvador Bought the Bitcoin Dip The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced Thursday that his country has bought 80 more bitcoins. At the […]

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Ruble Hits 7-Year High, Bukele, O’Leary Unfazed by Crypto Downturn, Elon Musk Will Keep Buying DOGE — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

Ruble Hits 7-Year High, Bukele, O’Leary Unfazed by Crypto Downturn, Elon Musk Will Keep Buying DOGE — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

As sanctioned Russia’s fiat currency soars in value against the U.S. dollar, and crypto markets remain unpredictable, economists and crypto enthusiasts continue to puzzle and debate over what the next market move will be. In spite of this, several influential voices remain unperturbed when it comes to the future of decentralized digital assets, with Salvadoran […]

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Central African Republic President on BTC Volatility: ‘Mathematics Don’t Account for Human Emotions’

Central African Republic President on BTC Volatility: ‘Mathematics Don’t Account for Human Emotions’

In an apparent message to critics of the Central African Republic’s bitcoin decision, the country’s president, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, recently argued that understanding the crypto’s disruptive power is crucial and that “mathematics don’t account for human emotions.” According to Touadéra, the country’s future generations are likely to applaud his government for “choosing the right path during […]

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Salvadoran President to Bitcoin Investors: Your BTC Investment Is Safe, Will Immensely Grow After Bear Market

Salvadoran President to Bitcoin Investors: Your BTC Investment Is Safe, Will Immensely Grow After Bear Market

The president of El Salvador has some advice for bitcoin investors. He believes investments in the largest cryptocurrency are safe and will “immensely grow” after the bear market. El Salvador’s President on Bitcoin Investments The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has spoken up about bitcoin investments amid BTC’s heavy sell-off. El Salvador has purchased […]

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Treasury Minister of El Salvador Dismisses Bitcoin Investment Losses, Calls Media Reports Biased

Treasury Minister of El Salvador Dismisses Bitcoin Investment Losses, Calls Media Reports Biased

Alejandro Zelaya, the treasury minister of El Salvador, called out the critics of the investments that his country, through the action of President Nayib Bukele, has made in bitcoin. Zelaya stated that there had not been any losses because the bitcoin purchased — around 2,300 BTC — had not been sold. He also qualified the […]

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

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 […]

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El Salvador Treasury Minister States Ukraine-Russia Conflict Disrupted Bitcoin Prices, Volcano Bonds Still on Hold

El Salvador Treasury Minister States Ukraine-Russia Conflict Disrupted Bitcoin Prices, Volcano Bonds Still on Hold

Alejandro Zelaya, Treasury minister of El Salvador, explained that the conflict happening currently between Ukraine and Russia has influenced the price of bitcoin on international markets, disrupting it. Due to this disruption, Zelaya also stated that it was not feasible to issue the volcano bonds yet, which are to finance the construction of the Bitcoin […]

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Survey: Most Salvadorans Still Not Convinced About Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Survey: Most Salvadorans Still Not Convinced About Bitcoin as Legal Tender

A survey conducted recently by the Center for Citizen Studies of the Francisco Gavidia University, a private institution in El Salvador, has found that more than half of the Salvadorans surveyed still prefer the dollar over bitcoin as legal tender. Bitcoin, which has been pushed by Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele, has in large part not […]

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Salvadoran Bitcoin Bonds Might Be Issued by State Geothermal Company La Geo, Delays Possible

Salvadoran Bitcoin Bonds Might Be Issued by State Geothermal Company La Geo, Delays Possible

The treasury minister of El Salvador, Alejandro Zelaya, has informed about the future of the issuance of the bitcoin bonds and the possibility of these being issued by La Geo, the national geothermal power company. Zelaya also referred to the day of issuance of these instruments, hinting at a possible delay that would see the […]

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El Salvador’s Tourism Rises 30% After Bitcoin Became Legal Tender

El Salvador’s Tourism Rises 30% After Bitcoin Became Legal Tender

El Salvador’s tourism has grown more than 30% after adopting bitcoin as legal tender, according to the country’s ministry of tourism. “Cryptocurrency multiplies the opportunities to do business with more partners anywhere in the world,” the Salvadoran government explained. El Salvador’s Economy Boosted by Bitcoin Law The Salvadoran government has outlined some economic benefits resulting […]

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