Tag: President

Bitcoin Friendly Micronation Acknowledged by European Commission President

Bitcoin Friendly Micronation Acknowledged by European Commission President In 2019 the sovereign state of Liberland continues to gather headway by getting recognized by key leaders in the European Union and members of parliament. On Jan. 31, the micronation claiming the parcel of land between Croatia and Serbia was validated by […]

Venezuelan President Raises Petro’s Value Again in Bid to Create ‘New System’

Venezuelan President Raises Petro’s Value Again in Bid to Create ‘New System’ For the second time in a little over a month, Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has hiked up the value of the national cryptocurrency, the petro, this time to 36,000 sovereign bolivars. The move has again been met with criticism.  Also […]

A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht

A Heartbroken Mother Hopes President Trump Will Exonerate Ross Ulbricht Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of convicted Silk Road administrator Ross Ulbricht, has expressed hope that U.S. president Donald Trump will pardon her son. Ulbricht’s family believes that Ross didn’t receive a fair trial and his sentencing was extremely harsh for […]

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value Nicolas Maduro’s move to increase the price of the petro, the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency designed to counter inflation, has sparked intense debate. Experts and tech-savvy Venezuelans alike are less than enthusiastic about the Venezuelan president’s decision. Also read: Maduro Orders Price of Venezuela’s […]

Nigeria’s Opposition Leader Promises Cryptocurrency Policy If Elected President

Nigeria’s Opposition Leader Promises Cryptocurrency Policy If Elected President Nigeria’s main opposition leader and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has said the country will adopt blockchain technology and cryptocurrency if he is voted into power. In his policy document, Abubakar revealed plans to create a legal policy that, among other […]

Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help

Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help Alejandro Beltrán of Colombia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Buda.com, effectively shuttered by banks in the country refusing to do business with it, has written an open letter to the nation’s new president in the hope of winning a reversal. Iván Duque Márquez […]