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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.

23 March 2022

Microsoft discourages corporate travel by raising own carbon fee

On March 10, Microsoft released its annual sustainability report, providing a comprehensive view of its progress during 2021 toward becoming a carbon-negative, water-positive and zero-waste company […]
23 March 2022

Space tourism: a growing business for a select few

Space tourism is carving out a spot in the hospitality sector. Last year, SpaceX sent the first civilian crew to space and safely brought the four […]
22 March 2022

New study finds connection between excessive napping and Alzheimer’s risk

A new study revealed that frequent or regular napping for an extended time throughout the day may be connected to signs of early dementia in elderly […]
22 March 2022

Neste and DHL Express announce one of the largest SAF deals in the aviation industry

DHL Express and Neste have announced a significant step towards decarbonizing aviation logistics by expanding their existing cooperation with a new strategic collaboration. In the next […]
22 March 2022

How to donate your air miles to Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine continues, several companies and organizations around the world—including those from the aviation sector—have come up with various ways to help those […]
21 March 2022

IATA welcomes the opening of borders to travel

In a recent press release, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the increasing momentum towards the re-opening of borders and relaxation of travel restrictions, as […]
21 March 2022

Renewable fuels could replace up to 70% of Russian oil imports by 2030, industry says

With oil prices reaching high-levels and driving price commodities over the roof, the industry is suggesting that renewable fuels may be able to replace up to […]
21 March 2022

Covid-19 cases on the rise despite decrease in testing, says WHO

Last Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned nations to remain vigilant against the Covid-19 virus. This statement comes during a global increase of Covid-19 infections, […]
21 March 2022

Countries relying on Russian tourism threatened by the consequences of the war

If the conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues, many destinations will be affected by a reduction in tourist flows. The tourism intelligence platform Mabrian Technologies has […]
18 March 2022

Netflix to start charging users who share their account outside the household

In a statement from 16 March, Netflix Director of Product Innovation, Chengyi Long, announced the online streaming platform is testing a new policy of charging users […]
18 March 2022

What does the war in Ukraine mean for global food systems?

Ukraine is a significant producer and exporter of key agricultural products. With its industry paralysed because of the war, the world is facing a potential food […]
18 March 2022

10 most popular cuisines on Instagram

Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Try and remember the year 2010. Why 2010, you ask? Well, because that’s when the oh-so popular picture sharing […]
17 March 2022

40 million Russian expats are being asked to call home. Why?

An initiative launched by a group of Lithuanians, “Call Russia” is encouraging Russian expats to call home and communicate with fellow citizens in an effort to […]
17 March 2022

10 most beautiful landmarks in Europe

While travelling, we’re all looking for some much-needed beauty. Especially now that we’re drowning in bad news from all over the world, we’re in desperate need […]
16 March 2022

Top 10 best hybrid cars in 2022

The world of automobiles has come a long way since cars first started roaming the roads. And, just as any other technology, it keeps evolving every […]
16 March 2022

TikTok’s viral trick to travel with more luggage without having to pay for it

At one point or another in our lives we have all struggled with one particular problem when it comes to plane travel: luggage allowance. Low-cost airlines […]
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