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News Iceland » Finance: Bitcoin heist suspect escapes from Iceland jail, hops on plane to Sweden

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bitcoin-heist-suspect-escapes-iceland-jail-hops-plane-215339088.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A man suspected of having stolen 600 Bitcoin mining rigs in Iceland was able to break out of jail and then board a plane to Sweden. This actually happened, it’s not a plot for a movie of questionable quality. Because of its cold climate and its cheap ...

News Iceland » Finance: Ex-Iceland Leader Now Hosting Movie Nights as Ambassador to the U.S.

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ex-iceland-leader-now-hosting-movie-nights-as-ambassador-to-the-u-s-1524229201
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Geir Haarde was prime minister of Iceland when the tiny Northern European country experienced a financial meltdown in 2008. Major banks failed and the currency collapsed. He was indicted by...

News Iceland » Finance: The Creator: Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir On Poetry, Politics, And The Future

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/mag/feature/2018/04/20/the-creator-icelands-birgitta-jonsdottir-on-poetry-politics-and-the-future/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

And they gave the conservatives the Finance Ministry. That tells you everything. How can you possibly trust a left wing party that paves the way for some of the most corrupt people in Iceland to be in power?” Nonetheless, Birgitta saw an opportunity to ...

News Iceland » Finance: Banking crisis not a possibility in Iceland now, envoy tells Tribune

News channel or source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/banking-crisis-not-a-possibility-in-iceland-now-envoy-tells-tribune/575308.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

How is Iceland’s financial health today some years after the last major crisis? Iceland’s financial crisis was an unfortunate situation. All that has been explained and presented in the media. There were culprits that were brought to justice and many ...

News Iceland » Finance: Man convicted of Iceland's biggest heist escapes prison, lands in Sweden

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2018/04/19/man-convicted-of-iceland-s-biggest-heist-escapes-prison-lands-in-sweden
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The boom has prompted lawmaker Smari McCarthy of Iceland’s Pirate Party to suggest taxing the profits of bitcoin mines. The initiative is likely to be well received by Icelanders, who are sceptical of speculative financial ventures after the country’s ...

News Iceland » Finance: Iceland Needs To Do More To Fight Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing

News channel or source: https://www.pymnts.com/news/security-and-risk/2018/iceland-money-laundering-terrorism-financing-fatf/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

Iceland’s efforts over the last decade to focus on crimes that were associated with the financial crisis around the globe has hurt its law enforcement of money laundering and terrorism financing, reported The Wall Street Journal. Citing the Financial ...

News Iceland » Finance: Iceland’s Richest 5% Own About Half The Country’s Wealth

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/news/2018/04/11/icelands-richest-5-own-about-half-the-countrys-wealth/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

These levels are comparable to where they were just before Iceland’s financial collapse. Stundin reports that this information came to light in a response from Minister of Finance Bjarni Benediktsson to a formal question posed by Social Democrat MP Logi ...

News Iceland » Finance: A trip to Iceland is one you'll never forget

News channel or source: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/travel/a-trip-to-iceland-is-one-youll-never-forget-reykjavik-blue-lagoon-gullfoss-20180420.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

In 2008, all of Iceland’s main banks collapsed in the world’s financial crisis; the economy has recovered, due to some extent to the rapidly increasing tourism. Iceland was granted a constitution of its own in 1874 and home rule in 1904, and it became ...

News Iceland » Finance: Reyka Vodka Calls On U.S. Fans To Root For Iceland In World Cup

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/reyka-vodka-calls-u-fans-190500145.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Reyka Vodka proudly suggests spectators still root for the red, white and blue, by rooting for Team Iceland. The country's first time in the World Cup and the smallest country to ever make it into the tournament, Iceland is the home of Reyka Vodka and a ...

News Iceland » Finance: Iceland Takes Hard Look at Tech Boom Sparked by Its Cheap, Bountiful Power

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/iceland-takes-hard-look-at-tech-boom-sparked-by-its-cheap-bountiful-power-1524130201?mod=rsswn&reflink=fbmsg
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Iceland’s Nordic climate and the geothermal steam rising ... data centers and all internet-related activity—from streaming video to analyzing financial data to storing software, photos and emails—could use more electricity than all of China did ...