#EnDesarrollo Maduro anunció "aguinaldo" para los jubilados y pensionados de medio Petro (a precio de hoy serían Bs. 897.317,27) #17Nov pic.twitter.com/Rw6yzttS7Z — Venepress (@venepress) November 17, 2019
However, the crypto asset in question has been first launched for a pre-sale in February 2018 and raised concerns among foreign observers from the start. In late August last year, Petro was already brutally denounced as an opaque “stunt” supported by a centralized and debt-saddled entity.
The Christmas bonus of Venezuelan retirees and pensioners will be paid in Petro…Read more: https://t.co/chxvVtsLGU — webnow (@webnowcompany) November 17, 2019
Still, the national cryptocurrencies as a whole are being increasingly pushed by the local government.
On November 13, it has been reported that Francisco Torrealba, the Deputy of the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela, said that he believes all currencies will be replaced by cryptocurrencies.
“Everything will be from this currency [the Petro].” Francisco Torrealba