El Salvador Shocks Critics by Winning Big with Bitcoin Bet
El Salvador pays $800 million Bitcoin bond, mainstream media not covering it. Bukele calls out The New York Times for spreading default rumors.
Bukele claims that many media outlets published "hundreds" of pessimistic articles claiming El Salvador would default by Jan 2023.
He states that he called out The New York Times, but readers would rather believe international news outlets and their "economic geniuses.
President shared the news that El Salvador has just paid a $800 million Bitcoin bond. Only one Spanish article has covered the even.
El Salvador is not announcing default on BTC bonds, this highlights the potential of cryptocurrency in government financial management.