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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.

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 […]
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 […]
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