The orange pill incident in El Salvador continues. In a video that surpasses the understanding, 44 central bankers and financial delegates from emerging markets around the world shout “Bitcoin!” while posting your photo in El Zonte, El Salvador:
And all the Central Bankers screamed…. pic.twitter.com/MxdOrYD3lc
– Bitcoin Beach (@Bitcoinbeach) May 20, 2022
And all the central bankers shouted… pic.twitter.com/MxdOrYD3lc – Bitcoin Beach (@Bitcoinbeach) May 20, 2022
It seems on the third day of the El Salvador Financial Inclusion Conference, central bankers are warming up to Satoshi Nakamoto’s innovation, enjoying a trip to Bitcoin (BTC) Beach.
El Zonte or “Bitcoin Beach” is the home of bitcoin in El Salvador, an iconic destination for bitcoin enthusiasts. He spread the movement that prompted El Salvador to announce bitcoin as a legal tender in 2021. Nicolas Burtey, co – founder of Galoy Money – the company that created the Bitcoin Beach wallet, told Cointelegraph that bankers visited El Zonte to learn from the Bitcoin Beach team. on Thursday, May 19th.
Burtey told Cointelegraph that the attitude towards Bitcoin is “ Very good “, and” the spotlight experience is best for discovering the potential of bitcoin “. Discussing the worldwide adoption of bitcoin, Burtey added:
“Some central bankers told me I had to meet their staff in their country. »
Central bankers from countries such as Paraguay, Ghana and Egypt have come to the city to spend satoshis and interact with locals, including some celebrities. The bankers met Mama Rosa, one of the at the start sellers to accept bitcoins in El Zonte in 2019, to buy pupusas, Salvadoran flatbread snacks:
– Bitcoin Beach (@Bitcoinbeach) May 19, 2022
World famous mama Rosa and her son and founder @HopeHousesv @jorgebitcoinES helping central bankers use #Bitcoin to buy the best pupusas in #ElSalvador pic.twitter.com/Kcq8dH2oxt. – Bitcoin Beach (@Bitcoinbeach) May 19, 2022
There is bitcoin share that they helped central banker buys coconut from local without bank in Bitcoin Beach, El Zonte, using bitcoins “. The president, Nayib Bukele, also shared a series of photos of the bankers with their smartphones taken out, showing the El Chivo wallet (El Salvador’s BTC payment infrastructure) and the bills like Lightning.
It is important to note that the conference for bankers will focus on improving financial inclusion and financing for small and medium – sized enterprises. The mention of Bitcoin appears in the publication of the event and in the pre-conference tweets. However, the partner of the event did not mention Bitcoin Alliance for Financial Inclusion in the program of events.
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As for the Central Bank of Paraguay, whose envoy was present, the bitcoin talks came as a surprise in the first country in the world to legalize BTC bidding. The central bank of Paraguay issued an official statement on May 16, saying:
“The content of the meeting is not about cryptocurrencies or anything else. The Central Bank of Paraguay does not intend to discuss cryptocurrencies in this environment or in this meeting. »
But in the pictures shared on social media, from El Chivo branding to Bitcoin Beach shirts, Lightning wallet displays and even shouts of “Bitcoin!” Bitcoin was clearly in the spotlight.