Will Cryptocurrency Save Maduro’s Venezuela from Trump in 2018?

“Petro,” a new cryptocurrency, will be backed by oil, diamonds and gold reserves to circumvent sanctions from the Trump administration......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 13th, 2018

Venezuela to launch cryptocurrency to fight Trump sanctions

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his government will launch a cryptocurrency to fight what he calls a financial "blockade" by the Trump administration against the socialist-run country......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 3rd, 2017

Venezuela Gains Momentum with New Cryptocurrency PETRO

Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro has invited members of the regional ALBA-TCP bloc to join him in launching a new cryptocurrency. Named petro, the cryptocurrency will be backed by the countr.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 13th, 2018

Venezuela to issue $5.9 bn in oil-backed cryptocurrency: President Maduro

Maduro specified that each unit of the currency would be pegged to Venezuela's oil basket, which this week averaged $59.07 per barrel, according to the oil ministry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 6th, 2018

Under Trump, Democrats Hold their Biggest Popularity Advantage over Republicans in 10 Years

Republicans are in deep trouble for the 2018 midterm elections and the tax bill probably can't save them......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 20th, 2017

Venezuela to Launch Own Cryptocurrency: the ‘Petro’

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that the country would launch its own cryptocurrency, dubbed the "petro," backed by Venezuela's vast oil reserves......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 4th, 2017

Key Words: Venezuela jumps on cryptocurrency bandwagon with bitcoin-like ‘petro’

Cryptocurrencies are enjoying a boom, and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wants to get his cash-strapped nation involved......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2017

Venezuela may ditch "dollar", create "petro" an oil-backed cryptocurrency

'Venezuela will create a cryptocurrency, backed by oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves,' Maduro said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 4th, 2017

Venezuela plans its own version of bitcoin

President Nicolas Maduro announced his government would be creating a cryptocurrency backed by the country's vast oil reserves......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 4th, 2017

Enter "petro": Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday Venezuela would launch a cryptocurrency to combat a U.S.-led financial "blockade," although he provided few clues about how the economically crippled OPEC member would pull off the feat......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2017

Enter the "petro": Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the "petro" backed by oil reserves to shore up a collapsed economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2017

Maduro Unveils "The Petro": Venezuela"s Official Cryptocurrency To "Overcome Financial Blockade"

Maduro Unveils "The Petro": Venezuela"s Official Cryptocurrency To "Overcome Financial Blockade".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 3rd, 2017

Venezuela Blames Trump as It nears Possible Bankruptcy Under Maduro

U.S. sanctions have presented a greater obstacle for Venezuela’s ability to pay its debts......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 26th, 2017

Venezuela Blames Trump As It nears Possible Bankruptcy Under Maduro

U.S. sanctions have presented a greater obstacle for Venezuela’s ability to pay its debts......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 26th, 2017

Donald Trump Does Not Even Know Where Puerto Rico or Venezuela Are, Says Maduro

The Venezuela president took several shots at his U.S. counterpart's competence, before he visited the Kremlin for an amicable one-to-one meeting with Vladimir Putin......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 4th, 2017

Venezuela Calls Donald Trump"s Rhetoric "Racist and Supremacist" After U.N. Speech

The Maduro regime criticizes the president's remarks on Venezuela during his U.N speech......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 19th, 2017

Trump’s Executive Order For Venezuela Targets Maduro’s Financing

The U.S. has slapped Venezuela with new sanctions in an even stronger push against Nicolas Maduro’s regime. President Donald Trump’s executive order for Venezuela goes after major sou.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 25th, 2017

Maduro is using Trump"s threat of military action to rally Venezuela"s army against "imperialism"

Reuters/Christian Veron.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 25th, 2017

Pence Plays Down Trump Threat on Venezuela

Vice President Mike Pence tamped down President Donald Trump’s threats of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela amid growing regional fears that such comments have strengthened that country’s president, Nicolás Maduro......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 14th, 2017

Trump not ruling out military options in Venezuela: reports

President Donald Trump said he would not rule out the use of military force in Venezuela in response to a growing crisis in the South American country led by Nicholas Maduro, according to news reports late Friday. Trump told reporters in.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 11th, 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro wants a meeting with Trump: "Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand"

Associated Press/Ariana CubillosCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump — th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017