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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.

13 December 2022

Which countries are best equipped to support their senior citizens?

The natality rate in many countries around the world has gone down compared to a few decades ago. Though the average age of some developing nations’ […]
13 December 2022

Google reveals the 2022 flight search trend

Google has just released its “Year in Search” report for 2022, which includes top searches in different categories such as news, people, actors, athletes, and many […]
13 December 2022

Which countries are the most dangerous to visit in 2023?

Afghanistan leads the list of the most dangerous country in the world to visit in 2023, the medical and security specialist International SOS identified. 1. Risk […]
12 December 2022

‘Net zero emissions’ mean air travel will become more expensive

With the aviation industry facing net zero targets by 2050, the head of a global aviation body has warned that travelling by air must inevitably become […]
12 December 2022

Can you guess the most googled word in 2022?

Every year Google publishes some of the most popular searches of the year and 2022 was no exception. Called “Year in Search”, the 2022 dashboard shows […]
9 December 2022

Why you have to put your phone in airplane mode when flying

We all know the announcement before take-off and landing asking us to either close our electronic devices or put them in airplane mode. Regardless of whether […]
8 December 2022

SAF production to reach 200% increase by the end of the year

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production will reach at least 300 million litres in 2022, a 200% increase on […]
8 December 2022

30th anniversary of the first text message

The text message just celebrated its 30th anniversary. The first SMS (Short Message Service) was sent on December 3, 1992 in Berkshire, UK. The message read […]
8 December 2022

‘Ready to Fly’ is one step closer to reality

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new industry standards which will make the dream of arriving at airports ready-to-fly one step closer to reality.  […]
6 December 2022

Airlines expected to make $4.7 billion profit in 2023

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects a return to profitability for the global airline industry only in 2023, as airlines continue to cut losses stemming […]
6 December 2022

Climate Change, Extreme Weather and Tourism

Rarely does tourism benefit from extreme weather. The ski industry requires dependable snowfall. The American campaign group Protect our Winters was founded in 2007 to provide a […]
6 December 2022

WTTC unveils world-first global travel and tourism climate footprint data

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled ground-breaking new data detailing the climate footprint of the global travel and tourism sector. The findings were […]
6 December 2022

These are the world’s most expensive cities to live in 2022

The world’s most expensive cities are New York and Singapore, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit. This is […]
5 December 2022

Aerospace Rolls-Royce achieves successful milestone on hydrogen-powered jet engine

Giant aerospace Rolls-Royce announced the world’s first successful hydrogen test to power a modern aircraft engine, instead of using conventional fuel. 1. Wind and tidal power […]
5 December 2022

UNESCO inscribes 47 new elements as intangible cultural heritage

UNESCO, as the United Nations Organization in charge of culture, ensures the safeguarding and transmission of intangible cultural heritage, represented by traditional knowledge, arts and skills. […]
5 December 2022

You will have to pay to enter these destinations in 2023

An estimated 700 million tourists traveled internationally between January and September of 2022, as reported by the United Nations World Travel Organization. The number was more […]
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