Burger King Venezuela now accepts Bitcoin payments

English Jan 7, 2020

The global fast-food giant Burger King has started accepting a number of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela. Cryptocurrency is getting a boost in the country as economic upheaval carries on. The government has rebuffed borderless payment solutions and levied limits for global currency access.

Despite being controversial, the Venezuela-backed cryptocurrency Petro is the only currency accepted for passports and some other key resources citizens need. Petro launched in November 2018.


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