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Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

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 […]
13 April 2022

The world’s thinnest skyscraper is welcoming new residents in Manhattan

At 435 meters tall, the Steinway Tower is located in Midtown Manhattan and is also one of the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, trailing only two […]
5 April 2022

Tourism begins to revive in New York

The gradual return of tourists to New York City is accelerating the recovery of small businesses – many of them family-owned stores – that collectively employ […]
4 April 2022

US has lifted its risk advisory for cruise travel

The CDC has lifted its Covid-19 risk warning for cruise travel, dropping cruise ships from its list of travel health notices. This choice is a relief […]
29 March 2022

Winemakers in California testing barn owls to replace pesticides

Graduate students at Humboldt State University in California are using owls instead of pesticides to deter rodents, the World Economic Forum reports. The experiment is part […]
21 March 2022

First US Super Nintendo World theme park to open in 2023

Nintendo fans are celebrating the news: there’s now an opening date for Super Nintendo World in the US. The innovative, immersive and highly anticipated themed area […]
15 March 2022

Chicago celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a green river full of joy

On Saturday March 12th, the city of Chicago dyed its river green to celebrate a few days ahead of St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th). It is […]
9 March 2022

Electronic tattoos will replace smartphones, says Bill Gates

The co-founder of Microsoft has predicted a new type of technology that, among other things, would replace smartphones: electronic tattoos. Cell phones have been available for […]
7 March 2022

SpaceX’s Starbase environmental review postponed again

Elon Musk’s Starship rocket has an enormous potential to revolutionise space travel, but at what cost for the environment? An impact assessment of orbital Starship launches […]
7 March 2022

Hawaii to lift vaccination and quarantine requirements from March 26

On March 1st, Governor David Ige announced that Hawaii’s Safe Travels program for domestic travelers will come to a close on Friday, March 25, 2022. According […]
2 March 2022

President Biden announces closure of US airspace to Russian aircraft

In his State of the Union speech from 1 March, US President Joe Biden addressed the on-going Ukraine-Russia war and, following the model of the European […]
1 March 2022

Where to go if you want to meet the world’s oldest fish

Of all wildlife on Earth, those living below the water are probably the most mysterious. Considering 72% of our planet consists of water, it doesn’t come […]
28 February 2022

Delta Airlines accused of moving black woman to back of plane

A Black woman has accused Delta Airlines of moving her to the back of a plane during the flight. Camille Henderson declared she boarded a flight […]
24 February 2022

Why are airlines concerned with 5G deployment?

American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, United and air shipping carriers like UPS and FedEx asked the US administration to seek a delay for the 5G deployment over […]
21 February 2022

Information markets bet the end of air travel mask mandates before 8 November

The information market Polymarket predicts that air travel mask mandates will be over before the 8 November, when the midterm elections take place in the United […]
17 February 2022

US biofuel producers urge Congress to review SAF’s tax credits

1. Methodology Biofuel producers have urged the US Congress on 15 February to change the methodology used in the Build Back Better Act to account for […]
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