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Big in Venezuela: Bitcoin Mining

Hyperinflation has driven thousands to seek out unorthodox currency.
Source: Marco Goran Romano

Ihome to some of the worst hyperinflation since the Weimar Republic, a Big Mac costs about half a month’s wages. Or rather, it did, until a bread shortage forced the burger off the menu. The annual inflation rate is expected to hit 1,600 percent. Life resembles an old newsreel: long lines, empty shelves, cashiers weighing

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