01 December 2011

BULGARIA : 30,000 Protest Austerity Measures And Fast Track Of Retirement Changes In Sofia.


      Some 25-30,000 protested new austerity measures in Sofia...especially hiking the retirement age by one year...in 2012...now 63 for men and 60 for women.
     Previously the center-right government had pledged NOT to change the retirement age...until 2021.