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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.

16 May 2022

Is customer satisfaction in air travel going down in the US?

The crowds are back at US airports. The empty middle seats are occupied again and airlines in North America are raising ticket prices in response to […]
12 May 2022

Passenger with no piloting experience manages to land a plane in the US

On Tuesday May 10th, a passenger without any experience as a pilot managed to safely land a private aircraft at the Palm Beach International Airport in […]
11 May 2022

United Airlines orders 50 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for Amsterdam airport

United Airlines, which has invested in more sustainable fuel production than any other airline in the world, became the first US airline to sign an international […]
11 May 2022

SpaceX to bring humans to Mars before the end of the decade

SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell announced that within five or six years, people will reach Mars before the end of the decade. Shotwell […]
10 May 2022

More wealthy Americans see ‘golden passports’ as a likely option in uncertain times

The shortage of food and raw materials is starting to be felt across Europe. How long will the Russian invasion last, and what other side effects […]
4 May 2022

Disneyland Resort hotel to get Pixar themed makeover

One of the hotels in the Disneyland Resort in California is about to get a makeover, switching from the current beach inspired theme to the Pixar […]
3 May 2022

California 100% powered by renewables for the first time

On Saturday April 30th, renewable electricity met 100% of California‘s electricity demand for the first time ever. According to American news outlet Desert Sun, more than […]
29 April 2022

Some US airlines are offering options for people who don’t want to fly with unmasked passengers

Given that wearing a mask is no longer a requirement at US airports or during flights, some airlines have said they would be offering options, including […]
29 April 2022

Boeing lost 1.1 billion on Air Force One contract with Donald Trump

Boeing’s CEO regrets the deal his company signed with former President Donald Trump to produce new Air Force One aircraft. David Calhoun said “it was a […]
27 April 2022

Kevin Costner’s travel app wants to tell people about America’s history

Actor Kevin Costner has co-founded a a new travel app called HearHere which would tell travelers anecdotes and stories about the places they’re traveling through. The […]
26 April 2022

American artist uses Artificial Intelligence to recreate famous historical figures

American artist Nathan Shipley uses artificial intelligence to recreate the faces of historical figures, whether they are leaders, kings, presidents, musicians or writers. To carry out […]
26 April 2022

US airlines to let passengers previously banned for mask violations back on their flights

Several passengers who were banned by airlines for failing to comply with the national mask mandate might be able to fly again. According to CBS News, […]
25 April 2022

US removes 89 countries from ‘Do Not Travel’ list

The United States has removed all the remaining 89 countries from its “Do Not Travel” list, announced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The […]
20 April 2022

Face mask now optional in US airports and during flights

On Monday April 18th, the requirement to wear face masks on board planes and public transport has been lifted, as well as in airports and stations. […]
18 April 2022

US authorities advise Americans to avoid travelling to Europe

US authorities advise Americans not to travel to Europe, despite the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions across the bloc. 1. Level 4 EU countries have progressively been […]
14 April 2022

Las Vegas resort is now set to reopen under the ownership of a Native American tribe

After closing in March 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas is now set to reopen under the ownership of a […]
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