More On Colombia’s Pro Bitcoin President-Elect

Incoming Colombian President Gustavo Petro is very pro Bitcoin and has been posted about before a few weeks ago when he stated he intends to make Bitcoin “more popular than cocaine” in his nation:

THE PRESIDENT-ELECT OF COLOMBIA IS PRO-BITCOIN

After the election, Gustavo Petro stated that he intends to “develop capitalism in Colombia.” According to the president, it is necessary “to overcome feudalism in Colombia, to overcome the hereditary mentality linked to this world of serfs.”

Rival candidate Rodolfo Hernández acknowledged the election result.

Petro became known for helping to sign Colombian government deals with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) and similar groups in 2016, as well as denouncing corruption scandals.

GUSTAVO PETRO AND BITCOIN
On more than one occasion, Gustavo Petro has stated that bitcoin is a superior cash technology and that Colombia should direct its energy surplus to mine the cryptocurrency in strategic regions, as a way to curb the trade in illicit substances.

Full article here: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/legal/the-president-elect-of-colombia-is-pro-bitcoin

 

Master Asked on July 7, 2022 in Bitcoin.
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