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New UYU 20 and UYU 50 in Uruguay

The Central Bank of Uruguay has put the new UYU 20 and UYU 50 banknotes into circulation. According to the bank, the new banknotes are...

Optimising microprinting: font and artwork

Joel Zlotnick, Tyra McConnell and Traci Moran Counterfeit Deterrence Laboratory Office of Fraud Prevention Programmes Bureau of Consular Affairs US Department of State Introduction Microprinting (also known as microtext) is...
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Australia to introduce new banknote this month

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) says the new AUD 100 banknote will be released into general circulation this month. The bank says the new...
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Croatia hopeful about visa-free travel to US

The United States has the raised hopes of Croatian citizens that they can soon travel to the US without a visa. This comes after talks...
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Arab world welcomes its first plastic banknote

Saudi Arabia has become the first Arab country to manufacture and distribute plastic banknotes, Gulf News reports. The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency announced the launch...
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Security risks of 5G

All the wireless network connections that take place today use that of the 4th Generation (4G) technology. The first versions of this were deployed...
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Spain extends closure of Schengen border

Spain has extended the temporary closure of the Schengen border until 31 October after a spike in the number of coronavirus in the country...
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Trinidad And Tobago unveils new ID card

Trinidad And Tobago’s Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) has launched a new national identification card. Newsday reports the ID card was unveiled this week and...