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9 Jun 11:15am

El Salvador becomes first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender

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Lawmakers voted in favor of President Nayib Bukele’s proposal despite concern about potential impact on program with the IMF El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after its congress approved President Nayib Bukele’s proposal to embrace the cryptocurrency in a bid to promote “financial inclusion”, investment and economic development. Bukele, a media-savvy former mayor of the capital, San Salvador, who was elected president in a landslide victory two years ago, is known for
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