El Salvador marks 1st year of Bitcoin use as confidence wanes

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El Salvador became the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender, alongside the US dollar that has been the official currency for two decades. The move was designed to encourage a population where only 35 percent of people owned an account at a financial institution in 2021. All seemed rosy for the first few months as citizens enthusiastically embraced the new opportunity. But Bitcoin's value has plummeted since and some experts say the move has been a failure.
3 months ago·San Salvador, El Salvador

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El Salvador marks 1st year of Bitcoin use as confidence wanes

EL ZONTE, El Salvador: A year ago, El Salvador began accepting Bitcoin as legal tender following a controversial and much-criticised decision by President Nayib Bukele.

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