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How Bitcoin Became El Salvador's Currency

June 24, 2021 12:51 10278

Along the coast of El Salvador lies the small town of El Zonte, known mostly for ecotourism and surfing. Even decades after being discovered by tourists and surfers the small town of 3,000 locals never had the infrastructure for an ATM. But, this past year El Zonte finally caught a wave of its own and now (oddly enough) is home to a BitcoinBitcoin1$ 23,875.780.35%-0.60%5.16%details ATM.