El Salvador

Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack meets with El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele in San Salvador, El Salvador, on June 15, 2021. (Peter Mccormack/Handout via REUTERS)

World Bank rejects El Salvador request for help on bitcoin implementation

  • El Salvador this month became the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender
  • World Bank expressed reservations over the bitcoin's "environmental and transparency shortcomings”
By Reuters ·