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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 2023

Driverless buses are arriving soon in 3 European cities

A new consortium is developing an automated electric minibus service called the Horizon Europe ULTIMO project. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), the project has […]
9 February 2023

Wind and solar power generated more electricity in the EU last year than gas did

Solar and wind power generated a fifth of Europe’s electricity in 2022, overtaking gas for the first time, according to the European Electricity Review 2023. The […]
3 February 2023

EVs sales are taking up despite infrastructure challenges

The transition to electric vehicles (EV) is gaining shape throughout the world, notably in Europe, where the decision to ban fossil-powered cars and vans as of […]
3 February 2023

Europe’s groundwater reserves are drying up, worrying scientists

Europe is threatened by extremely low levels of groundwater reserves, following the prolonged drought in the summer of 2022. 1. Severe drought Scientists are raising the […]
2 February 2023

Travel chaos will return this summer, Ryanair warns

With most countries dropping Covid-19 travel restrictions last year, demand for international travel started to pick up again. The sudden surge left most airlines and airports, […]
2 February 2023

EU is piloting 10 projects to boost cross-border rail connections

The goal is to improve cross-border rail connections across the EU while demand for green mobility is growing, making them faster, more frequent and more affordable. […]
1 February 2023

Willingness to travel long-haul to Europe rises despite high global inflation

The desire for overseas travel in 2023 has increased significantly in large travel markets compared to a year ago. Over 60% of potential travellers in Australia, […]
31 January 2023

European Parliament recognises cycling as a fully fledged mode of transport

The draft resolution on developing an EU cycling strategy, adopted by the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) on Tuesday, 31 January, advocates for cycling […]
31 January 2023

Europe prepares for return of Chinese tourists

On 8 January, China finally abandoned its zero-Covid policy, after years of the strictest quarantine and travel restrictions in the world. Along with the reopening of […]
30 January 2023

European airports urge the EU to mirror US decarbonisation subsidy regime

During the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe’s annual reception in the European Parliament on 25 January, President Javier Marín commented on the specific challenge of the […]
30 January 2023

EU kicks off new rules on airspace for drones

EU rules establishing a dedicated airspace for drones known as the U-space have finally come into force on 26 January. 1. U-space In the European legislation, […]
26 January 2023

Time to vote for the best 2023 European destination

In partnership with the EDEN network – Sustainable destinations awarded by the European Commission, the 14th edition of the European Best Destinations started on 20 January […]
26 January 2023

Make small and medium hospitality enterprises thrive again

While our industry is called on to lay the foundations of a successful double transition – sustainable and digital – our restaurants, hotels and cafés are […]
25 January 2023

The European Single Market was key to boost the Travel and Tourism industry

The 30 years of the European Single Market represent a crucial milestone in the development and cohesion of the European Union countries. Just over thirty years […]
25 January 2023

Thalys to disappear by the end of 2023 as it merges into Eurostar

The French Eurostar and Belgian Thalys have announced the intention to merge back in 2019, with the move being approved by the European Commission in March […]
23 January 2023

Aviation industry welcomes delay of EU’s Entry Exit System

The EU’s Entry Exit System (EES), the new smart border system for non-EU nationals, was supposed to be introduced in May 2023, but was postponed to […]