• Hurricane Fiona Amplifies Tensions Between Puerto Rico and its New Crypto Residents

    8 days ago - By Time

    As Hurricane Fiona battered Puerto Rico this week, wiping out power across the island, the real estate influencer and crypto investor Hayden Bowles posted a message on TikTok. “An official emergency has been declared, which means in the tax program, your physical presence time is suspended,” he says to the camera, looking cheerful. “So I am headed out of the island.”
    Bowles' video was met with a fierce backlash by Puerto Rican commenters, many of whom felt it epitomized the crypto community's extractive relationship with the island. In the last couple years, Puerto Rico has received a...
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