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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.

17 January 2022

EU Digital Covid Certificate to be valid for maximum 9 months after vaccination

As of February 1, 2022, the European Certificate of Vaccination against Covid-19 will be valid for a maximum of 9 months after the end of the […]
17 January 2022

Europe’s travel & tourism in 2022: Beyond uncertainty there is hope

For two years now Europe’s travel and tourism sectors have been battling uncertainty due to Covid-19. While the situation is nowhere near as bleak as spring […]
12 January 2022

Ryanair solves Lufthansa’s ghost flight problem: “Just sell the seats at low fares”

Ryanair has today called on the European Commission to ignore Lufthansa’s false claims about operating “ghost flights” just so they can “block” their slots and protect […]
12 January 2022

This is how 2022 will look for commercial aviation

Following the publication of Eurocontrol’s 2021 report and 2022 forecast on the evolution of European traffic, everything seems to indicate a gradual recovery in global aviation. […]
12 January 2022

Marie Audren: “We can’t underestimate the key role tourism and hospitality have within EU economy”

Two years on and the effects of the pandemic are still being felt in the economy, the health sector, tourism, and people’s psychological well-being. Omicron has […]
11 January 2022

EU high-level meeting to discuss cruise tourism and sustainability

EU leaders and representatives from the cruise industry will meet during a high-level meeting, on 1 March, to debate destination management in cruise tourism and ways […]
11 January 2022

60,950 young people will receive a free ticket to visit Europe

The Commission announced on 6 January the results of its latest round of applications for DiscoverEU that was launched in October 2021. From the 333,728 young […]
10 January 2022

No reason for airlines to operate ‘ghost flights’ says ACI Europe

Airport trade body ACI Europe has expressed dismay at the escalating industry and political rhetoric around so-called ‘ghost flights’ and reiterated its strong support for the […]
10 January 2022

UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe to promote the music sector

There’s no denying that the culture sector has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the onset of the public health emergency, with lockdowns imposed […]
5 January 2022

European Commission clears nuclear energy and natural gas for green investments amid criticism

After months of speculation, the European Commission recognised nuclear energy and natural gas as eligible for green investments. Such a decision triggered wide criticism from environmental […]
4 January 2022

3 cities hold the title of European Capital of Culture in 2022

Since 1 January 2022, three cities in Europe hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year: Esch-sur-Alzette, in Luxembourg, Kaunas in Lithuania, and […]
4 January 2022

Orient Express to return in 2023 after ending operations in 1977

The famous Orient Express will return in 2023 to dazzle train lovers in a journey that will bring back reminiscences from the past. This time around, […]
4 January 2022

Are you ready to embark on a journey on the Danube Express?

The Danube Express route stretches from the Alps to the historic cities of the Balkans, between Michelin meals and stays in five-star hotels. And trains like […]
3 January 2022

Beverage cartons to be made of recycled or renewable materials by 2030

Beverage carton producers have pledged to make cartons from 100% renewable and recycled material, as well as cutting down on their plastic consumption by 2030. One […]
3 January 2022

EU invests €2bn on cycling projects over the past 7 years

Over the past 7 years, the European Union (EU) has tripled the amount of spending on cycling and walking projects, an investment likely to grow in […]
30 December 2021

Tattoo parlors worry as new EU regulation is to ban use of several pigments

European companies that manufacture tattoo inks and permanent makeup have a few days to adapt to Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/2081 of December 14th, 2020, which will […]
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