Paris Is Not So Romantic As Garbage Piles Up In The Streets And Massive Strikes Continue

The city of lights looks more like a city of rubbish as garbage collectors maintain an eight-day strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms which passed the French Senate vote on Saturday despite their unpopularity.

Senators passed the reforms by 195 votes to 112, bringing the package a step closer to becoming law.

As the country prepares for another week of protests and industrial action, more than 5,400 tons of trash remain uncollected on the streets of the capital as of Monday, March 13, according to an assessment by Paris City Hall. The refuse is marring many of the city’s most picturesque streets near iconic

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