The government has promised that Venezuelans will be able to use the coins to pay taxes and public services.Maduro has touted the petro as fulfilling the late Hugo Chavez's dream of upending global capitalism away from the dominance of the US doll McClatchy Credit: footage by AP, produced by Esther Medina/McClatchy
The government has promised that Venezuelans will be able to use the coins to pay taxes and public services.Maduro has touted the petro as fulfilling the late Hugo Chavez's dream of upending global capitalism away from the dominance of the US doll McClatchy Credit: footage by AP, produced by Esther Medina/McClatchy

Venezuela scrambles amid economic collapse — and comes up with a crypto coin

February 21, 2018 04:20 PM