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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.

18 January 2022

Vandals have permanently damaged some of North America’s oldest surviving rock art

On December 26th, a panel of ancient petroglyphs in the Indian Head area of Big Bend National Park was irreparably damaged when vandals chose to boldly […]
18 January 2022

Leonardo DiCaprio called eco-hypocrite after being spotted on super-polluting yacht

After building a name for himself in the world of climate activism, the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been called “eco-hypocrite” following paparazzi photos which caught […]
17 January 2022

American Airlines passenger storms cockpit and damages flight controls

A man stormed the cockpit of an American Airlines plane damaging flight controls and provoking a delay of eight hours. The incident happened as the passenger […]
17 January 2022

American Airlines asked former Miss Universe to ‘cover-up’

Former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo was asked by American Airlines to put more clothes on shortly before boarding on a flight to Cabo San Lucas, in […]
13 January 2022

CDC advises against traveling on cruises amid Omicron surge

US health authorities have warned people not to travel on cruise ships, even if they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. This is in light of the […]
12 January 2022

Volvo’s self-driving ‘Ride Pilot’ system to be tested in California

The Swedish automaker Volvo Cars reported that in February it will introduce the Ride Pilot unsupervised autonomous driving function. California will be the first location where […]
10 January 2022

US national parks give away 5 days of free admission in 2022

If you’re planning to visit the stunning US national parks in 2022, watch out for the 5 days of free admission that the National Park Service […]
5 January 2022

Climate change satire Don’t Look Up granted a spot on the mainstream narrative

Staring No. 1 film on Netflix for several days in a row, the climate change satire Don’t Look Up has granted a spot on the mainstream […]
4 January 2022

Tower in Denver to have a landscaped rift built into the facade

The Chinese studio MAD Architects has unveiled the design of a residential tower in Colorado with a canyon cutting its shape, which is meant to showcase […]
4 January 2022

U.S. airlines cancel over 2,600 flights

The global aviation sector is still suffering from the contagious Omicron variant, with nearly 4,600 flights cancellations globally. Airlines have canceled more than 5,300 U.S. flights […]
3 January 2022

Woman quarantined in bathroom for 3 hours after testing positive on flight to Reykjavik

An American woman chose to isolate herself in the bathroom of an airplane after testing positive for Covid-19 mid-flight from Chicago to Iceland. Marisa Fotieo said […]
3 January 2022

New York lays out $20 billion plan to adapt to climate change

New York plans to protect itself behind a gigantic anti-flood wall to try to avoid the effects of disasters seen in the past ten years. To […]
30 December 2021

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books of 2021

The final days of the year is often a period when people choose take time off to see friends and family. In 2021, however, the Omicron […]
30 December 2021

U.S. Travel & Tourism saw labor shortfall of almost 700,000 workers in 2021

A new analysis of staff shortages by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global private Travel & Tourism sector, reveals the sector […]
29 December 2021

A woman arrested after slapping an elderly man over a face mask dispute on Delta flight

On December 23rd, a woman aboard a Delta Air Lines flight was detained in Atlanta for slapping a man across the face following a dispute over […]
28 December 2021

3 hotels in the U.S. for a magical New Year’s Eve

With top festive décor, amazing locations, and fine food, these hotels are the perfect places to spend New Year’s Eve with the entire family! 1. Viceroy […]
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