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El Salvador is printing money with bitcoin

10 mins | Jul 6, 2021
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The country's President doesn’t want to ditch dollars. He just wants his own. Cryptocurrency expert and author David Gerard explores El Salvador’s plans to start using its own centralised form of bitcoin. He reflects on whether erratic leadership from Nayib Bukele on what some are labelling a "typical bitcoin fantasy" is likely to end in disaster.
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