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.

9 January 2023

Air India under fire for its handling of unruly passenger

On a flight between New York and New Delhi, a drunk man urinated on a passenger who immediately reported the incident to the crew. Authorities are […]
9 January 2023

Belgium requires travellers from China to present a negative covid test before departure

After several EU Member States started imposing testing requirements for travellers arriving from China, a meeting of the Council’s Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) unit established […]
8 January 2023

What is our generation’s responsibility?

What do we owe the future? In 1950 there were 2.5 billion of us on our planet, with the population growing at close to 20% per […]
7 January 2023

European airlines are uncomfortable with new Covid measures for travellers arriving from China

On Thursday January 5th, Airlines for Europe (A4E) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), released a statement lamenting the EU member states’ agreement to recommend […]
6 January 2023

Another Ryanair strike cancels 100 flights in Belgium this weekend

The Belgium-based Ryanair staff is striking again this weekend, with about 100 flights being cancelled at Brussels’ South Charleroi Airport. The battle between employees and management […]
6 January 2023

Flying robots are inspecting wind turbines

Wind power sits at the heart of the energy transition for many countries with the right geographical and meteorological conditions. Guaranteeing wind turbine blade maintenance is […]
6 January 2023

Caltech’s space mission is testing the viability of space-based solar power

The Transporter-6 mission was launched to space on January 3 on the Momentus Vigoride spacecraft carried aboard a SpaceX rocket. We celebrate the successful launch of […]
6 January 2023

European ski resorts forced to close due to record-breaking warm temperatures

Europe is recording one of its warmest winters on record. In France, several ski resorts have had to resort to alternative ways of entertainment give the […]
6 January 2023

These destinations are bound to trend in 2023

Mabrian Technologies, a company specialising in Tourism Intelligence, has revealed the top 10 destinations that will stand out in 2023 for their positioning in terms of […]
5 January 2023

What were the most punctual airlines in 2022?

The past year has been absolutely hectic for travelling, but especially for the aviation industry. Over the course of the pandemic, travel restrictions were lifted a […]
5 January 2023

The supersonic spaceplane Dream Chaser to launch first manned mission in 2026

The future of space exploration will largely rely on the supersonic spaceplane Dream Chaser: the first launch will depart in 2023 with a cargo mission, and […]
5 January 2023

EU Member States agree on pre-departure testing of travellers from China

After EU Member States had been divided over the necessity of pre-departure testing of travellers coming from China for the past week, an emergency meeting of […]
4 January 2023

EU to demand pre-departure tests for travellers from China

Over the past week, European countries have been divided over the necessary requirements that need to be imposed on travellers arriving from China, considering the recent […]
4 January 2023

Blue Origin’s private international space station to orbit Earth in 2027

Blue Origin’s chief Jeff Bezos has reportedly lost $85.2 billion in 2022, yet the financial dent suffered is not preventing one of the richest men in […]
4 January 2023

Is metaverse Tuvalu’s future?

Europe has experienced heatwaves and drought, storms and flooding, and in low-lying coastal areas, there are emerging plans for managed retreat and limited but very expensive […]
4 January 2023

Bali’s tourism industry struggles to hire new workers

Tourism is on the rise in Bali after most of the Covid-related restrictions have been eased. The hospitality industry, however, is facing challenges to hire enough […]
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