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Venezuela's Maduro seeks new hero in 'petro' currency

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 01:34

President Nicolas Maduro has said Venezuela received $735 million in the first day of a pre-sale of the country's ''petro'' cryptocurrency. As David Pollard reports, Maduro is hoping the petro will help pull the ailing OPEC member out of an economic tailspin.

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President Nicolas Maduro has said Venezuela received $735 million in the first day of a pre-sale of the country's "petro" cryptocurrency. As David Pollard reports, Maduro is hoping the petro will help pull the ailing OPEC member out of an economic tailspin.

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Venezuela's Maduro seeks new hero in 'petro' currency

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 01:34