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.

1 April 2022
British Airways

British Airways announces ‘breakthrough moment’ with first SAF delivery

British Airways has become the first airline to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by UK-based company Phillips 66 Limited. The airline becomes the first one […]
31 March 2022

European Airline CEOs call for urgent action to assist aviation recovery and support decarbonisation

Two years since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Europe, and five weeks after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Airlines for Europe (A4E) CEOs are navigating […]
31 March 2022

EU approves Thalys-Eurostar merger

On Tuesday March 29th, the European Commission gave the green light to the takeover of the French-Belgian Thalys by the French railway company SNCF. Thalys was […]
31 March 2022

What is ‘Creative tourism’?

Do we really know some of the cities we have visited and where we have followed the usual tourist guides? Did you ever stop to consider […]
31 March 2022

EU takes one more step towards making sustainable products the norm

Yesterday, the European Commission presented its proposal on the Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI), an important step forward in ensuring all products placed on the EU market […]
31 March 2022

Analogue travel, mapping the byways

We feed coordinates into a satnav or phone app and let it do all the hard work. It works beautifully… until it shuts down. Then what? […]
31 March 2022

EU urges Member States to stop selling ‘golden passports’ to Russians

On Monday March 28th, the European Commission issued a recommendation urging Member States to repeal any existing investor citizenship schemes (also known as golden passports) and […]
30 March 2022

This abdication of leadership is criminal, warns António Guterres UN Secretary General

In the last few months there have been two important IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) reports dealing with the causes and impacts of climate change. […]
30 March 2022

Would you like to live in a 15-minute city?

Anne Hidalgo was re-elected mayor of Paris under the innovative banner of the “15-minute city,” which she herself defined as the “Big Bang” of proximity. “It […]
29 March 2022

Slovakian flying taxi to start making 800-km trips in 2027

Slovakian company AeroMobil has unveiled the AM NEXT, calls the company calls world’s first four-seater flying taxi. Its official launch could happen as early as 2027. […]
29 March 2022

How can EU national cycling strategies promote EuroVelo and sustainable cycling tourism?

Eight EU member states have made clear references to EuroVelo in their national cycling strategies, setting goals for the further development, promotion, digitalisation and economic exploitation […]
29 March 2022

Airbus successfully flies 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel aircraft

Airbus has just performed a first flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on an A380 aircraft. Airbus’ A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off […]
29 March 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot launches international network from Sochi

Due to restrictions imposed on Russia by EU countries, the UK, the US and other states, Russian airlines have been forced to reorganize. Aeroflot, Russia’s national […]
29 March 2022

Why building greener is key to meeting Paris climate targets

A new United Nations-led report reveals that reducing carbon output from buildings and construction is essential to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming […]
28 March 2022

Towards a short-stay visa waiver agreement between the EU and Brazil

The European Parliament has approved technical amendments to the short-stay visa waiver agreement between the European Union and Brazil. Brazilians and Europeans must continue to travel […]
28 March 2022

Russia accused of “stealing” hundreds of leased aircraft

Eurocontrol, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, is accusing Russia of “stealing” hundreds of passenger planes, which have been leased to European and […]