Francis Suarez, Miami’s pro-crypto mayor, to appear on Blockchain & Booze ton...

Francis Suarez, Miami’s pro-crypto mayor, to appear on Blockchain & Booze ton...

As Miami becomes the hottest spot in America for crypto, Mayor Suarez wants to know: "How can I help?" But will he actually be swigging Miami Vice cocktails? Francis Xavier Suarez, the mayor of Miami and a firm Bitcoin proponent, will appear for a 30-minute fireside chat on Blockchain & Booze this evening.The episode, hosted by Adam Levy of blockchain venture studio and fund Draper Goren Holm, and streamed live from Cointelegraph’s Twitter account, will explore Miami’s emerging status as a global crypto hub, as well as Suarez’s civic leadership responsibilities. The chat will be followed....


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