venezuela

February 23rd, 2018

After launching Petro, Venezuela’s President announced new ‘Petro Gold’ cryptocurrency. He considers it a means of combating the U.S. sanctions, while the U.S. warns about risks for investors.

January 10th, 2018

The oil-based digital currency fails before launching: it is claimed to violate the Constitution of the country.

December 4th, 2017

To counter the U.S. led financial sanctions and the collapse of its own currency ‘bolivar’, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the launch of its new state-owned cryptocurrency ‘Petro’.