Tag Archives: Fight

USAID Donates $1 Million To Fight Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo

The U.S. is sending $ 1 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development to fight the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a USAID spokesman told HuffPost Friday. The U.S. funding will join the less than $ 9 million contributed so far by the World Health Organization’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies, The Wellcome Trust, the U.K., the United ...

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Anti-tourism continues: Valencia latest to fight holiday rentals as tourism increases

Anti-tourism has spread across many popular holiday destinations for Britons in recent years. Italy and Spain have seen a number of marches and protests against the rise in tourism, as it puts pressure on the resources. Locals also fear they are being pushed out as house prices increase thanks to holiday rentals. Palma became the first Spanish city to ban ...

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Essential Arts & Culture: The Tonys' fear of the new and TV's take on Boyle Heights' art fight

At Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium on Sunday, the Brentano String Quartet and soprano Dawn Upshaw closed the 114th season of the Coleman Chamber Music Series, “surely the longest-running such series in the country,” Mark Swed writes. Upshaw, “one of America’s most persuasive opera singers, known for making every word she sings register,” may be performing less now that she is in ...

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