Brazil Poised to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Currency

Brazil is poised to follow in El Salvador’s footsteps and adopt bitcoin as a legal currency.

New Zealand May Launch Its Own Digital Currency

New Zealand is exploring the possibility of launching its own digital currency, the latest indication of how much such currencies are transforming the market.

Banking Regulators Want Cryptocurrencies Governed by Strictest Rules

Global banking regulators are speaking out about cryptocurrency, saying it should be governed by the strictest rules in the interest of stability.

El Salvador Wants to Make Bitcoin Mining Environmentally Friendly

El Salvador made history when it became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender and now wants to mine it using renewable energy.

Marshall Islands Castaway Survives 13 Months Out at Sea

The story of an El Salvadoran man who allegedly was lost at sea for more than a year almost mirrors one of Hollywood’s most adventurous and heart-felt films, “Castaway,” which was released in 2000 starring Tom Hanks. The realistic castaway,…

El Salvador Volcano Erupts – Causes Emergency Evacuations

A 7,025-foot volcano erupted in El Salvador Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. sending up a shooting gas and smoke stream that reached over 3 miles high. The cloud of dark ash that went straight into the sky signaled what was…

El Salvador Volcano Erupts, Residents Flee Homes

Frightened residents in the San Miguel region of El Salvador were ordered to evacuate after a volcano erupted Sunday morning. According to a civil protection official, “almost right after the explosion,” the Chaparrastique volcano prompted authorities to order the evacuations…