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A Chivo ATM in San Salvador (Camilo Freedman/Getty Images)
El Salvador Using Crypto Software Firm AlphaPoint to Fix Chivo Wallet Problems
Users of the state-run bitcoin wallet have complained about duplication of identity and the disappearance of funds.
A Chivo ATM in San Salvador (Camilo Freedman/Getty Images)

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State Senator Introduces Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender in Arizona
The U.S. Constitution doesn't allow individual states to create their own legal tender, however.
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El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States Milena Mayorga said other countries may follow its leadership on adopting bitcoin as legal tender, on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV)
Salvadoran Ambassador to US: Bitcoin Challenges Your Authority
Other countries will “follow our leadership” on bitcoin, Mayorga tells CoinDesk TV.
El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States Milena Mayorga said other countries may follow its leadership on adopting bitcoin as legal tender, on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV)

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Según el FMI, bitcoin no debería ser de curso legal en El Salvador
La institución financiera dijo que los planes del país centroamericano de adquirir más bitcoin requerirán un “análisis muy cuidadoso” de las implicaciones para su estabilidad financiera.
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Bitcoin Should Not Be Legal Tender in El Salvador: IMF
The financial institution said the Central American country’s plans to acquire more bitcoin will require a “very careful analysis” of implications for its financial stability.
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ECB’s Panetta Says CBDCs ‘Likely’ to Be Legal Tender: Report
However, this status “should not be taken for granted.”
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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele. (YouTube, modified by CoinDesk)
El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law Is About Self-Determination
Today, bitcoin became legal tender in the Central American nation.
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele. (YouTube, modified by CoinDesk)

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El Salvador Doesn't Need a Bitcoin Mandate
The Bukele administration should consider not enforcing, or eliminating, Article 7 of its new law. Let Bitcoin flourish on its own merits.
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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele
It's Official: El Salvador's Legislature Votes to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender
A supermajority of the El Salvadoran legislature voted to adopt bitcoin as legal tender early Wednesday morning.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele