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What’s going on in Venezuela? [Episode 19]

Randy Brito, founder of, talked to me about what’s going on in Venezuela. We talked about the authoritarian regime, merchant adoption, getting people to understand what Bitcoin can do for them, the Petro and more. Randy also talked about the difference between the government sanctioned exchange rates and the real price on the street, and how developers need to consider this when making tools for other countries.

Bitcoin Venezuela

Bitcoin Venezuela
@btcven on twitter
BitcoinVenezuela API – for free market VEF exchange rates
Street Price Index for several world currencies


Jobs4Bitcoin subreddit
Venezuela bans mining hardware
Github Guides Youtube channel

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