Friday, July 10, 2015

Elderly Greeks Tapping Pensions Fear Cuts Could Hit Hard

When Greece imposed cash withdrawal limits, pensioner Roza Alverti stopped paying her utility bills and focused on putting food on the table for her two grown and unemployed grandchildren, who live in her spotless one-bedroom apartment with a sliver of a view of the Acropolis about six kilometers (four miles) away. But now the 83-year-old widow worries even that may be impossible if the country cuts pensions to secure another bailout loan this weekend and stay within the...

via Economy - Voice of America

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