Mauricio Ruiz.


Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

1 July 2022

25th anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

July will be a month filled with celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Chinese President […]
1 July 2022

How does temperature affect wine taste?

There are factors that may affect the taste of wine but temperature is perhaps one of the most important ones. For example, a bottle of wine […]
30 June 2022

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2022

According to new data from Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living City Ranking, Hong Kong is the most expensive to live in, followed by Zurich and Geneva. […]
30 June 2022

Sardinia imposes fees and visitor limits to fight overtourism

Authorities in Sardinia are taking measures to protect its beaches from over-tourism with several restrictions. Even before the pandemic, some of Sardinia’s most popular beaches were […]
30 June 2022

Brussels may be hosting the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine

A number of Ukrainian and British politicians and public figures are calling for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest to still take place in Ukraine, yet the […]
30 June 2022

Beijing Fengtai. Asia’s largest train station has reopened

Beijing’s oldest railroad station reopened on Monday, June 20th. Fengtai Railway Station had been closed for four years due to renovation work. After its reopening, it […]
29 June 2022

Could ‘space bubbles’ help reverse global warming?

A team of MIT scientists believe that ‘space bubbles’ could help reverse climate change by reflecting the sun’s heat away from the Earth. Researchers say cutting […]
29 June 2022

More than 100 live animals found in two women’s luggage at Bangkok airport

On Sunday June 26th, two Indian women were arrested at Bangkok’s international airport as they were about to board a flight with more than 100 live […]
29 June 2022

Risk of more strikes at Brussels Airlines continues to loom in air

A three-day strike at Brussels Airlines ended on Saturday June 25th yet possible new actions are already looming on the horizon. On Monday, the unions said […]
29 June 2022

New travel documentary on the city of Pau premieres on TV5 Monde

On Saturday, June 25th, TV5 Monde premiered a new episode of the Embarquement TV series showcasing the historical beauty and cultural richness of the city of […]
28 June 2022

SpaceX born after Russian engineer spat on Elon Musk’s shoe, says former NASA official

The idea of SpaceX was first conceived after a Russian engineer spat on Elon Musk’s shoe, according to a new memoir by Lori Garver, NASA Deputy […]
28 June 2022

Kazakhstan and China to resume flights from 1 July after a two-year pause

On Monday June 27th, the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan announced that flights between the two countries would resume from July 1st after a two-year pause, as […]
27 June 2022

Ryanair’s chief remains confident for the summer season despite several strikes across Europe

On Friday June 24th, Ryanair reported that fewer than 2% of its 3,000 flights have been affected by strikes. At the same time, some of its […]
24 June 2022

Kazakhstan’s tourism industry is recovering and sees new opportunities

Kazakhstan is welcoming international and local tourists. In the first four months of 2022 alone, the industry attracted 75.6 billion tenge (US$173.7 million), whereas the target […]
24 June 2022

New Dutch night train service to Barcelona with stop in Brussels

The Dutch-Belgian railroad company European Sleeper wants to run a night train to Barcelona several times a week by the end of next year. The train, […]
23 June 2022

Thailand to lift practically all remaining Covid rules from 1 July

On June 17th, the Government of Thailand announced that from July 1st entry restrictions for international arrivals will be lifted. Authorities of the Center for Situation […]
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