Venezuela has become known for its shortages.
Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly has approved the decree on the use of cryptocurrencies and the country's new "oil-backed" currency, after repeatedly declaring the Petro illegal. The new currency began its initial coin offering last
Over the past few months of 2018 flying under the radar, there's a new charity aimed at feeding Venezuelan citizens and their children -- a group called 'eat BCH.' The group has been getting a lot of bitcoin cash (BCH) donations towards feedi
Venezuelans will be able to buy houses and other property with their new national cryptocurrency. Real estate deals in petro will be authorized in April, President Maduro announced. The government will also finance the construction of 230,000 new hom
I have never been too interested in politics - not other than major events or some regional news - until I went through a process of accelerated growth of my political conscience. This is not going to be an extremely prepper-oriented article, but
Cryptos are moving sharply lower in response to news that President Trump has issued an executive order banning the U.S. purchases of the "Petro", the cryptocurrency which was infamously rolled out by the Venezuelan government; the order comes as par
U.S. president Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning American citizens from using Venezuelan cryptocurrencies. In effect, this means that the petro, recently launched by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, is now illegal in the U.S. The
Venezuela is calling for its citizens to build cryptocurrency mining farms throughout the country. The government has set up a crypto mining program which president Nicolas Maduro hopes will attract at least 1 million people such as university studen
Sociologist Tomas Paez argues that the disastrous socialist public policy of Chavez and Maduro has been the primary factor in the massive exodus from Venezuela.
Mired in a brutal economic collapse, Venezuela refuses to publish basic statistics.
Sudden drops in Venezuelan production could cause oil price spikes and other OPEC members and Russia could cheat on the deal to cut production. There could also be more production from shale oil producers in the USA.
Dear fellows, I want to tell a little story of this last week. My son had a rash in his little armpits and other parts. So his mom took him to the doctor, within walking distance from our subdivision (our SUV is still busted). After the subsequent b
It's been a few months since I've traveled to Medellin- I have a number of investments and business interests in this region, and I like to check in on them from time to time.
In this article, I would like to expose how this government-induced collapse has affected the psychological health of the population. And I would like to make special emphasis on the word induced. The nature of the corruption cases has been so large
In a cramped hospital near Colombia's border with Venezuela, migrants fill stretchers bearing the wounds of the deteriorating nation they left behind.
The Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro is desperately attempting to reverse the entire nation from teetering on outright state collapse.
Starving Venezuelan oil workers are growing too weak for heavy labor. They are too fatigued to act quickly which leads to more fatal accidents. Crude oil makes up about 95% of Venezuela's exports. The country has no other source of foreign income.
Starving Venezuelan oil workers are growing too weak for heavy labor. They are too fatigued to act quickly which leads to more fatal accidents.
The bus station was like a funeral home. Families were weeping and hugging, saying their goodbyes. Everybody was sad and scared - the ones leaving because they were facing an uncertain future, and the ones staying behind because they were facing mugg
Venezuela's oil-backed cryptocurrency keeps making headlines, as the country's cryptocurrency superintendent, Carlos Vargas, recently announced that airlines in Venezuela can now accept the Petro (PTR) and other cryptocurrencies as a payment meth
Starting in late 2017 Venezuela's President Nikolas Maduro began expanding heavily into media space in an attempt to promote a new payment instrument– the government-issued cryptocurrency Petro.
Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has authorized all savings banks in the country to mine and use the recently launched national cryptocurrency, the petro. Union leaders are outraged by the suggestion, calling the petro a scam, accusing Maduro o
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As recently covered by CCN, Venezuela's Petro (PTR) oil-backed cryptocurrency is now being sold to investors in its pre-sale stage.
Venezuela has announced that the pre-sale of its oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, has attracted $735 million on the first day. The government has also published a buyer's manual and confirmed that buyers can use "hard currencies and cryptocu