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El Salvador’s ‘Bitcoin City’ has a Canadian connection

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele wants to build a Bitcoin city. Wearing a backwards baseball cap, the leader of the Central American country announced the plans at a party celebrating the end of a week-long Bitcoin conference. The country will be issuing a US$1-billion bond, using Victoria-based Blockstream’s Bitcoin-based Liquid Network, half of which will go toward the allocation of Bitcoin, with the other half to build out energy and mining infrastructure in the region.

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