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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.

10 April 2023

Royal Jordanian Airlines returns to Brussels Airport after ten years of absence

On Thursday April 6th, Royal Jordanian announced that beginning October 26th, a new direct route between Amman and Brussels Belgium is to start operating. RJ will […]
25 November 2021

Electric vehicles to offer enhanced mobility options in ancient city of Petra

The landscape of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan is changing. The typical donkey and horse-drawn tourist carriages are being replaced by electric cars at […]
12 November 2021

Dead Sea shrinking while Jordan attempts to revamp itself as a tourist destination

The waters of the Dead Sea are vanishing at an alarming rate. According to environmental group EcoPeace Middle East, the water level drops about one meter […]