Maduro Announces Christmas Bonus For Venezuelans Worth $240 Million To Be Paid In Petro


If Maduro fulfills his promise, he would be paying about 8 million people – including 3.5 million civil servants and 4.5 million retired workers – 50% of one Petro.

Back in November, Venezuelan news platform Venepress tweeted that Maduro announced that it would be paying some money to retirees, pensioners, and civil servants. The announcement at the time also specified that the Petro would be used.

The hyperinflation has however been somewhat good for Bitcoin as September saw unprecedented levels of Bitcoin trading volumes as a result.

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