Friday, October 7

PODCAST | Bitcoin, official currency



Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a digital currency that nobody regulates and that you can buy and sell, and use, over the Internet. Cryptocurrencies have so far been a toy for the technology curious and a risky investment for speculators. But as of September 7, bitcoin is also the new official currency of El Salvador. It is an almost personal bet of its president, Nayib Bukele, 40, who wants to attract international investment and give a blow to his image.

To discuss this matter, today we have Glenda Girón, investigative editor of the Salvadoran newspaper La Prensa Gráfica with us.

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elDiario.es has released this daily podcast to explain the news to you. Hosted by Juanlu Sánchez and with the help of the journalists from the elDiario.es newsroom and other guests, we will stop from Monday to Friday on an issue: it can be a complex story, a substantive debate or a simple story that is worthwhile. A sound pill to accompany you at breakfast, on the way to work, during the lunch break or before going to sleep.

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