In brief Fervent Bitcoin enthusiasts have traveled to El Salvador to meet with officials and learn about the project. British Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack, for instance, traveled to El Salvador to document the new Bitcoin law. If it fails, El Salvador could continue hurtling into debt. Youssef is now promoting El Salvador as a polestar for any African countries that might declare Bitcoin as legal tender. “We are dedicated to making the El Salvador experiment a tremendous success as it is the door to nation state african adoption,” he said.