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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 May 2022

Emirates Group reports loss of $1 billion

The Emirates Group has posted its 2021-22 Annual Report which shows a strong recovery across its businesses but it suffered a loss of AED 3.8 billion […]
10 May 2022

Emirates launches full Premium Economy Experience

The new cabin class, which offers luxurious seats, more legroom, and a service to rival many airlines’ business offering, will be available to Emirates customers travelling […]
19 April 2022

Record performance for UAE hotels within the first two weeks of Ramadan

United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) hotels witnessed a record performance during the first two weeks of the blessed month of Ramadan, amid high demand from visitors to […]
9 March 2022

World’s tallest hotel to open in Dubai in 2024

The Ciel hotel, the next world’s tallest hotel, is set to open in Dubai in 2024. Once completed, the 365-meter hotel will have 82 floors, and will […]
25 February 2022

Dubai’s new Sky Views promises mesmerising views to tourists

Dubai has a new attraction for tourists and visitors and it promises mesmerising views of the city along with an exquisite city skyline. 1. Sky Views […]
18 February 2022

Dubai to open Museum of the Future

In just a few days, on the 22nd of February, the Museum of the Future, in Dubai, will finally open to the public. Contrary to what […]
24 January 2022

This is how an ad campaign can dazzle the world with an A380

Emirates did it again. After the airline put a flight attendant at the top of the world’s tallest building in August 2021, the Gulf airline repeated […]
13 January 2022

Emirates closes A380 on-board lounges to curb Covid-19 spread

1. Temporary refusal Air passengers travelling on A380 planes from Emirates won’t be allowed to enjoy the on-board bar and lounge, the airline announced, in a […]
5 January 2022

Emirates rated again as the world’s safest airline

Emirates has been rated the world’s safest airline for the second consecutive year. The airline from Dubai scored a risk index of 95 per cent. Based […]
3 January 2022

UAE bans its citizens from leaving the country without a booster shot

On Saturday, officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that its citizens who have not received the third dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be banned […]
13 December 2021

Dubai welcomed 4.88 million tourists during the first 10 months of 2021

Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) revealed that the emirate welcomed 4.88 million visitors between January and October 2021 with international visitors during October alone […]
9 December 2021

UAE to change weekend to Saturday and Sunday starting next year

The majority of the countries in the Gulf have their weekends on Friday and Saturday since Friday has since long been a sacred day for Islam […]
27 October 2021

Emirates to recruit 6,000 operational staff over next six months

Emirates plans to boost its operational workforce by planning to recruit more than 6,000 staff over the next six months. As restrictions ease worldwide with the […]
26 October 2021

Did you know that Dubai has a ‘Love Lake’?

Love Lake, an artificial lake in Dubai in the shape of a heart, has become one of the favorite tourist destinations for romantic couples. The place […]
13 October 2021

David statue gets censored at Dubai Expo 2020

David statue’s penis has been censored again. A copy of Michelangelo’s masterpiece had to be shown at Dubai Expo 2020 in order to represent the Italian […]
1 October 2021

Emirates Ras Al Khaimah to become regional leader in sustainable tourism by 2025

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced its comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Destination Strategy that, it says, will see the emirate become the regional leader in […]
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