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 August 2022

“Every woman’s body is beach ready,” says Spanish government campaign

The Ministry of Equality in Spain has launched a campaign that advocates a summer “without stereotypes” or “aesthetic violence”. The campaign fosters the diversity of bodies, […]
1 August 2022

Ryanair CEO’s salary goes up causing discontent among underpaid pilots

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary’s salary has returned to its pre-covid level, according to the airline’s annual report. The Irish Examiner reported that O’Leary earned some 975,000 […]
29 July 2022

Airbus invests in the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure fund

Airbus has joined the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure investment fund, managed by Hy24 – a joint venture between Ardian, a world-leading private investment house and […]
29 July 2022
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Beijing International Airport has opened again to international flights

Beijing International Airport reopened its borders to direct international flights on Monday July 25th, the first step of the Chinese capital to enter the world of […]
28 July 2022

Train cars could capture carbon directly from the air

Researchers from the US based train start-up CO2Rail, in partnership with the University of Toronto, have published a paper in the Joule journal, demonstrating how modified […]
28 July 2022

Boeing forecasts demand for 2.1 million new commercial aviation staff over the next 20 years

Boeing‘s 2022 Pilot and Technician Outlook (PTO) forecasts demand for 2.1 million new commercial aviation personnel and enhanced training over the next 20 years to safely […]
28 July 2022

Hydrogen combustion to power long-haul flights by 2035

By 2035, hydrogen fuel cells could be used to electrify mid-range flights and hydrogen combustion aircraft could be used on long-haul flights, according to a recent […]
28 July 2022

Tiktok influencers cause fury by promoting the misuse of wheelchairs to avoid queues at airports

TikTok users with thousands of followers have recently sparked a huge controversy after uploading videos where they advise people to request a wheelchair at the airport […]
28 July 2022

Boeing’s new 777X set to be the world’s largest twin-engine jet

Boeing’s 777X will be the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet, unmatched in every aspect of performance. With new breakthroughs in aerodynamics and engines, the […]
27 July 2022

Air France partners with Michelin Star Chefs to develop business and premium class menus

From July to October 2022, Air France is unveiling new Michelin-starred menus created by French chefs Michel Roth and Anne-Sophie Pic in its long-haul La Première […]
27 July 2022

Little Englanders, Passport and Chaos at Dover

I wrote here back in April about “fog in the channel, continent cut off”, and in June about how it feels to go through the other […]
27 July 2022

Lufthansa cancels over 1,000 flights due to strike by ground staff

German airline Lufthansa announced that it is canceling almost all of its flights in Germany on Wednesday July 27th due to a strike action conducted by […]
27 July 2022

EBRD invests KZT 50 billion in Kazakhstan Railways bond

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting the financial resilience of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ or Kazakhstan Railways) by investing up to KZT […]
27 July 2022

Costa Rica green lights visa for Digital Nomads

On the 4th of July, the president of Costa Rica signed the law to “Attract Remote Workers and Service Providers of International Character”, better known as […]
27 July 2022

Meet the crew of Blue Origin’s 6th suborbital space tourism launch

Blue Origin has announced the crew flying on New Shepard’s 22nd flight (NS-22) mission which will include Dude Perfect cofounder Coby Cotton, Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira, […]
26 July 2022

UK travellers might miss their flights this week due to national rail strike

The travel industry is finally starting to recover after two years of pandemic, but the sudden surge in demand has caused chaos in certain sectors. The […]
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