Archive for the ‘El Salvador’ Category

Crypto Millionaires Pouring Money Into Central America To Build Their Own Cities

Via MIT Technology Review, an interesting story on crypto millionaires who are pouring money into Central America to build their own cities: Every day, a repurposed garbage truck ferries visitors up El Salvador’s Conchagua Volcano to an ecotourism retreat. The vehicle thunders along a cratered road, tossing passengers from side to side. At the summit, […]

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The Chinese Companies Trying To Buy Strategic Islands

Courtesy of The Financial Times, an article on the small businesses from China which are scouring the globe for important strips of land: Three years ago, Xu Changyu made his first attempt to get his hands on an island in the South Pacific. The vice-president of China Sam Enterprise Group quietly negotiated a 75-year lease […]

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Fraud, Funding Woes and a President Who Won’t Quit: El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment

Via BlockWorks, a report on El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment: Four months after bitcoin became legal tender, El Salvador citizens and businesses are taking longer to adjust than the president would like From a rocky economic situation to a troublesome crypto wallet, the country has faced challenges in getting the bitcoin program up and running At […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.