Mexico: Protests Against New Retirement Age

“Streets blocked, schools and universities closed, public transportation services suspended and violent demonstrations in front of the National Senate, all in the name of . . . what, exactly, I'm not too sure.” But Mark in Mexico does his best to find out. Ana Maria Salazar has more on the Senate's decision to increase the age for retirement and set up individual pensioner accounts.

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  • In the counter part, ITESM Faculty is fighting to increase the retirement age. Most of them consider that 60 (current years) is still to early to retire.

    Some of them are forced into retirement, and some of them find new hobbies as consulting or teaching somewhere else, nevertheless this is not only for faculty but for all employees at ITESM

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