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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.

26 May 2022

California is getting a new state park in San Joaquin Valley

A new park in California could join the golden state’s long list of recreation and leisure options. For the first time in 13 years, California will […]
26 May 2022

Paris aims to become one of Europe’s greenest cities by 2030

Once, the automobile was welcomed as a great invention, almost magical in its design. The possibility of being protected from the weather, while being able to […]
25 May 2022

Israel eliminates pre-departure Covid testing

Authorities in Israel have eased the country’s entry restrictions and PCR testing is no longer required upon arrival. A statement issued by the Israeli Ministry of […]
25 May 2022

Ditch the rocket and fly to space in a balloon with World View

Space tourism is sprouting and it promises to bloom over the coming decades. While the super-rich can easily afford a ticket to space, others may find […]
25 May 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot tries to survive and adapt to western sanctions by betting on domestic flights

Once with an international expansion, the Russian airline Aeroflot is trying to survive the sanctions imposed by the West by serving the domestic market and relying […]
25 May 2022

Elizabeth line is the latest underground railway beneath London

After 13 years of political fights over an east-west line under London, the Elisabeth line is the latest underground railway in the British capital. It’s here! […]
25 May 2022

Tuvalu is the least visited country in the world and it could soon disappear

There is a small island, right in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, that receives very few tourists. With a population that doesn’t even reach 12,000 […]
25 May 2022

Palau launches campaign to reward responsible tourism

The tourism sector in the Republic of Palau is launching Ol’au Palau: a new model of responsible tourism that aims to change the way people interact […]
25 May 2022

Low carbon liquid fuels can be the key for a fast-paced decarbonisation

EU policies are being pushed to make transport more sustainable as part of urgent climate efforts to reach net neutrality. A lot of research and development […]
24 May 2022

Australian scientists say ‘night time’ solar power can be captured

A breakthrough discovery from Australian scientists points at the possibility of harnessing energy that flows out of the Earth at night, a process called ‘nighttime’ solar […]
24 May 2022

Biofuels cannot meet the demand for aviation fuel

On the 14th of May, the UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, announced plans for a net zero transatlantic flight by the end […]
24 May 2022

Flyadeal is the first Saudi airline to complete a flight with an all-female crew

Setting off from the capital Riyadh to the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, the flight from the Flyadeal budget carrier sets a long-awaited milestone for […]
24 May 2022

Paris’ Montmartre will soon be car free

We humans, as a species, tend to have an overly romantic image of Paris. Yes, there’s a lot to discover in the City of Lights. Yes, […]
24 May 2022

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft docks to the International Space Station

Boeing’s spacecraft Starliner was launched on Friday, successfully completing the goal of the programmer’s Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) by docking to the International Space Station (ISS). […]
24 May 2022

Ghent to host the world cycling summit

Ghent has won the bid to host Velo-city 2024, becoming the first Belgian city to host the conference since Brussels in 2009. 1. Ghent  The European […]
24 May 2022

European Parliament wants airlines paying more for their carbon emissions

Curbing aviation emissions is part of the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’, which is the bloc’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). In view of reaching […]
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