Argentina's Bitcoin Friendly Presidential Candidate Javier Milei WINS Election

Late Sunday night, it was confirmed that Bitcoin friendly candidate Javier Milei officially won Argentina’s presidential election, beating his opponent Sergio Massa by 2,786,457 votes. The new president will now take office on December 10.


While Milei has not yet advocated for Bitcoin to be used as legal tender or to hold BTC as a reserve asset, he does has plans to scrape the Argentine peso and replace it with the US dollar. Last Monday, the Argentine peso saw its hyperinflation rise to 143% and growing, leaving the nation financially ruined and in desperate need of change.

Earlier this year, hundreds of Argentines gathered in support of…

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