Spain's pensioners face economic strain

Elderly citizens worried that they will lose their savings as banks struggle to stay afloat.

    Spain's economic crisis is not just affecting the many young people who are unemployed - pensioners are also worried that they will lose their savings as banks struggle to stay afloat.

    Many of them are using their pensions to support their unemployed children, and they are demanding more help from the government.

    Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from Barcelona.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.