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Colombia: New Pension System ‘Colpensiones’ Sparks Protests

After the government announced the transfer of the Social Security Institute [es] (ISS), a public pension fund, to Colpensiones  [es], the new state entity that will administer the pension system starting April 2, the Central Union of Workers (CUT) called for protests [es] that were carried [es] in different cities. This has generated controversy on Twitter [es], blogs [es] and mainstream media [es].

 

 

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