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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.

9 February 2022

Europe accelerates move to ease out of the pandemic

Denmark was the first European country to lift virtually all anti-virus measures, but not the only one to take steps in this direction. Normality is making […]
8 February 2022

EU complex technical screening criteria could risk climate goals set for European gas industry

The energy transition in Europe is happening. There are a number of challenges but they are being addressed in different ways. From biofuels, sustainable aviation fuels […]
7 February 2022

European aviation commits to become the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050

European aviation commits to decarbonise air transport and accelerate its efforts to make Europe the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050. Launched by the French […]
7 February 2022

Young people in Benelux torn between traveling and reducing their carbon footprint

Recent results of the 2021-2022 Climate Survey published by the European Investment Bank (EIB) reveal the difficult choices young people are facing between a desire to […]
7 February 2022

The future of energy in Europe and the aviation’s role towards decarbonisation

The energy transition is well underway with business and civil society pledging to achieve greater sustainable ambitions. The aviation sector, in particular, plays a key role […]
2 February 2022

Time to get real on rail ticketing

For many years and almost as many Brussels political cycles, the modal shift of passenger transport from air to rail has been a political priority for […]
2 February 2022

New research shows travel restrictions in the EU had little or no impact on the spread of omicron

ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged European Governments to lift all travel restrictions for fully vaccinated/recovered individuals holding a […]
2 February 2022

European air traffic to reach near pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Air traffic is expected to rebound back to pre-pandemic levels, reaching between 70% to 90% of 2019 levels by the end of 2022. The predictions are […]
1 February 2022

Intentions to travel long-haul to Europe in 2022 has begun to improve, reveals ETC barometer

Long-haul travel was a key driver of growth for the European tourism sector in the years before the Covid-19 pandemic but has been severely impacted since […]
31 January 2022

The best countries for wine lovers

Wine is gaining more and more followers all around the world, and travelers are being encouraged to tour vineyards and enjoy tastings to enjoy the wines […]
28 January 2022

Research in 3 EU countries finds a high level of contamination in the vicinity of incinerators

New research  published this week by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) about incinerators in three countries – Spain, Czechia, and Lithuania – finds a high level of contamination in the […]
27 January 2022

Could your favourite city become Europe’s Best Destination 2022?

Have you chosen your favourite city for 2022? Until 10 February, you’ll be able to vote among 20 European cities selected by a Brussels-based organization — […]
27 January 2022

These are Europe’s surprising most-visited destinations of 2021 according to Uber

A few year back, Uber was non-existent. In order to move ourselves inside and around a city, we used to take public transportation, a cab or […]
25 January 2022

Covid-19 tests for fully vaccinated travellers within the EU to be scrapped from 1 February

The Council today adopted a recommendation on a coordinated approach to facilitate safe free movement during the Covid-19 pandemic. This recommendation responds to the significant increase […]
25 January 2022

Omicron could bring an end to the pandemic in Europe, says WHO

The Omicron variant of Covid-19, from which 60% of Europeans could be infected by March, could be the end of the pandemic in the region, the […]
24 January 2022

WTTC predicts a strong recovery of the European travel industry in 2022

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed bookings for intra-European travel over the Easter period have increased by more than 250%, while summer bookings […]
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