Tag: politics

The first state-backed cryptocurrency is here

Venezuela says: bye bye, Bolivars. Hello, Petro.Image: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images The bleeding Venezuelan economy is pinning its hopes on cryptocurrency. On Tuesday, the Venezuelan government launched a pre-sale of …

Trump admin wants to slash funding for diplomacy

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is proposing sharp cuts to the budget for international diplomacy and aid in 2019, in line with a determination to boost spending on the military …