Banking Shut Down Drives Crypto Adoption Among Venezuelans (

Peer-to-peer bitcoin trading has surged in Venezuela after shutting banks amid a nationwide quarantine to fight the spread of coronavirus.

The COVID-19 threat appears to have dampened Venezuelan efforts to force adoption of its oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro.

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