Volcanos, Bitcoin and remittances: A Tongan lord plans for financial security By Cointelegraph

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A former member of the Tongan Parliament is behind a proposal to make (BTC) legal tender in the tiny Pacific nation of Tonga, following in the footsteps of El Salvador. It’s due for a vote in Parliament in May and the early signs are encouraging.

Mataʻiʻulua ʻi Fonuamotu, Lord Fusitu’a told Cointelegraph that plans are in motion to use state-run volcano mining facilities to create wealth in Tonga.

Family Bitcoin hash huts:. Source: Lord Fusitu’a