Chile: Massive Protests atainst privatized pension plan

Posted on August 22, 2016 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Social Issues reported hundreds of thousands of people across Chile have taken part in protests against the country’s controversial privatised pension plan. The scheme was launched in 1981, during the military government of General Augusto Pinochet. Protesters say some 10 million people who joined have now been left with very low retirement incomes – less than minimum wage in many cases. Read Article

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