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.

4 July 2023

TAP Air Portugal launches new sportswear clothing line

TAP Air Portugal has launched a new range of ’80s and ’90s-inspired sportswear and accessories. Called ‘Air-pparel’, the clothing line consists of lightweight athletic shorts, breathable […]
3 July 2023

Booking launches AI trip planner partially powered by ChatGPT

Booking has launched an AI trip planner, partially powered by large language model (LLM) technology from OpenAI’s ChatGPT API. Launched as a beta version in the […]
3 July 2023

FC Bayern Munich and Qatar Airways end €20 million a year sponsorship deal

After five years, German football club FC Bayern Munich are dropping sponsor Qatar Airways – allegedly over human rights standards. The flag carrier for the Arabian […]
29 June 2023

5 outdoor swimming spots around Brussels

Living in a city has many benefits. Hungry at 2 o’clock in the morning? The night shop is just a short walk away. A last-minute craving […]
28 June 2023

World’s biggest cruise ship sets sail

The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean International’s Icon of the Seas, has embarked on its inaugural journey. The massive vessel, measuring a staggering 365 meters […]
28 June 2023

World’s largest communications satellite achieves 4G capabilities for everyday smartphones

In a groundbreaking achievement for the telecommunications industry, AST SpaceMobile has announced successful tests of space-based cellular broadband that delivers 4G data speeds directly to unmodified […]
28 June 2023

Billionaires lament Naples’ ban on superyachts

The city of Naples has stopped allowing superyachts to dock into its ports, leaving billionaires ‘stranded’ in their vessels and complaining about the new measures. Starting […]
28 June 2023

People living near airports at higher risk of heart attacks, new study suggests

People living near airports may be slightly more susceptible to heart attacks and related issues, a study published in the online journal Environment International journal suggests. […]
27 June 2023

Number of people with diabetes could double to 1.3 billion by 2050, new study warns

Diabetes cases worldwide could reach 1.3 billion by 2050, more than twice as many as in 2021, if effective strategies are not planned, a study published […]
21 June 2023

Messi to receive up to 22.5 million euros for promoting tourism in Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi might have turned down a million-dollar offer to play in Saudi Arabia after ending his contract with PSG but the Argentinian star has struck […]
20 June 2023

Hangzhou to host first-ever carbon-neutral Asian Games

The 19th Asian Games, which will be held in Hangzhou from September 23 to October 8, will be the first-ever to achieve carbon neutrality in the […]
16 June 2023

Where to unwind and rejuvenate in Brussels

Brussels, the vibrant capital of Europe, a city where business and pleasure harmoniously coexist in a seamless blend of work and leisure. But, as is so […]
15 June 2023

Google Maps now tells you where you can breathe fresh air

What would we do without Google? For most of us, it’s the first thing we see when we open our internet server and living without it […]
14 June 2023
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Disney relaunches exclusive $115,000 around-the-world private jet tour

Disney, the renowned entertainment giant, has recently reintroduced one of its most premium offerings: a round-the-world private jet tour that grants access to all 12 of […]
14 June 2023

American cities are getting ready for the 2024 total solar eclipse

Next year’s total solar eclipse is already prompting Americans and other travellers to organize their trip to witness the celestial event. After the total solar eclipse […]
13 June 2023

Hurtigruten Norway to start operating first zero-emission vessel in 2030

On Wednesday June 7th, Hurtigruten Norway unveiled plans for its first zero-emission ship. Weeks before its 130th anniversary, the company announced projects for smaller, custom-built ships […]