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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.

7 September 2022

Brussels to become the largest car-free zone in Europe this Sunday

On September 18th, Car-Free Sunday will take place in the city of Brussels, as well as in the whole territory of the Region, making it the […]
7 September 2022

For €250,000 you could see the Titanic from close

For millionaires who can enjoy unusual expeditions, the ocean is the next frontier. A video released last week by OceanGate Expeditions, an American commercial exploration company, […]
7 September 2022

Turbulence to last longer and become more severe due to climate change

Most travelers have experienced it while flying. Turbulence can cause slight discomfort, dizziness, and sometimes even accidents in the cabin. The word turbulence derives from the […]
6 September 2022

Is Türkiye again attractive to the European Union?

Recently, Türkiye and the EU have both agreed that their Customs Union (CU), which has played a concrete role in enhancing their relations, requires a comprehensive […]
6 September 2022

Madhya Pradesh has embraced Responsible Tourism

Madhya Pradesh, in Hindi Central Province, is the second largest Indian state by area and the fifth largest state by population with over 72 million residents […]
6 September 2022

NASA partners with Axiom to launch the second space tourism mission to the ISS in 2023

NASA and Axiom Space have signed an agreement for the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to take place in the second quarter of […]
6 September 2022

Big airports still struggling to get back to pre-pandemic levels

Eurocontrol’s latest report explores the trends in the European aviation during the last week of August (25-31) comparing the data with its equivalent in 2019, before […]
6 September 2022

More than 50,000 people sign petition to regulate polluting cruises in Marseille

More than 50,000 people have signed a petition to ban large polluting cruise ships from Marseille. The mayor launched the campaign in July with a document […]
6 September 2022

SpaceX could launch up to 100 missions in 2023

SpaceX aims to complete 100 launch missions by 2023, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced on Tweeter. SpaceX has already set a previous record in 2022 […]
6 September 2022

Ryanair threatens to leave Brussels Airport

Displeased by new fees introduced by Brussels Airport and a Belgian federal boarding tax, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has threatened to leave Brussels Airport in Zaventem, […]
5 September 2022

Private jet crashes into Baltic Sea after flying over Europe on autopilot

A private jet crashed into the Baltic Sea yesterday after flying on autopilot over Europe. The plane departed Spain’s Jerez Airport and was headed to Cologne, […]
5 September 2022

Brussels becomes the world’s tourism centre for a day

On Tuesday 6 September, the Global Tourism Forum (GTF), one of the most influential organizations in the world, is holding the European Leaders’ Summit for the […]
5 September 2022

Ukraine inaugurates ‘Train to Victory’ to honour rail workers

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine started on 24 February. At the time, everyone thought, and hoped, it would not last too long. Over 6 months later, it […]
5 September 2022

‘Quit sending naked pictures!’ Pilot threatens to pull flight after passenger airdrops nude photos to other fliers

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight from Houston, Texas, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, threatened to deplane after a passenger airdropped a naked picture to […]
5 September 2022

Spain launches free rail journeys from September until the end of the year

Spain announced free train tickets from September 1 until the end of the year thanks to a windfall tax. Free tickets are available for short-distance journeys on […]
5 September 2022

European Commission may implement price cap on solar and wind power

The European Commission is preparing its plan for the reform of the electricity market, as well as ways to improve energy savings to alleviate the high […]
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