Europe editor Education: Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, master's in public policy; London School of Economics, MSc in communications; University of Pennsylvania, bachelor's in English Marisa Bellack is The Washington Post's Europe editor. Based in Washington, she oversees bureaus in London, Paris, Brussels, Berlin and Rome. She joined The Post in 2007, serving five years as digital editor for opinions and five years as deputy editor of the Sunday Outlook section. She holds a master's in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and an MSc in communications from the London School of Economics. She also studied at Trinity College Dublin and did stints as a speechwriter for the United Nations General Assembly and as a correspondent with Newsweek's Paris bureau. Languages spoken in addition to English: French
How does the coronavirus pandemic end? Governments around the world are trying to figure that out, along with what role they can play. Some countries — including China, South Korea and Japan — appear to have had some success in slowing the rate of infection. But the United States and many European nations are still seeing exponential growth in cases.
A strike by union workers protesting President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed changes to the country’s retirement system crippled transportation across the country and forced the shuttering of some of Paris’s most popular tourist sites.
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