Volatile risk: Bitcoin officially becomes legal tender in El Salvador

El Salvador becomes the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender on Tuesday. Despite the cryptocurrency's notorious ups and downs, the president has declared it the future for the country. But economists are warning that using the volatile and unregulated cryptocurrency is a risk. Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from El Zonte, a surfing town where a bitcoin pilot project could forecast what is ahead for El Salvador. – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #ElSalvador #Bitcoin #ElSalvadorBTC
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