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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.

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 […]
17 February 2022

Delta Airlines insists with US to add unruly passengers to “no-fly” list

1. Plea for banning unruly passengers Delta Airlines has insisted that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) includes unruly passengers on a national “no-fly” list that […]
17 February 2022

Disney lifts mask requirement for vaccinated guests

Disney’s amusement parks in Orlando, Florida will no longer require masks for people who are fully vaccinated. The new measures are to apply as of February […]
16 February 2022

American Airlines unruly passenger hit with coffee pot after trying to open plane door

An unruly passenger flying with American Airlines was hit with a coffee pot across the head by a flight attendant, after attempting to open the plane […]
10 February 2022

This hotel chain is looking for a TikTok correspondent with all expenses paid

Social media are everything anno 2022 and especially in the tourism industry. Making people dream about a destination’s the first thing to do, everything else comes […]
10 February 2022

Boeing buys two million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for its commercial operations

Boeing yesterday announced a supply agreement for two million gallons (7.5 million liters) of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with EPIC Fuels to power its Commercial […]
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