El Salvador officially recognizes bitcoin (BTC, +3.85%) as legal tender.

In an early Wednesday vote, a supermajority of the nation’s legislature voted in favor of President Nayib Bukele’s proposal for the Latin American nation to adopt bitcoin. The president intends to sign later tonight or early in the morning.

Sixty-two members of the legislature voted in favor of the bill, with 19 opposed and three abstentions.

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Created on Oct 20, 2020
By @gurlic