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.

15 May 2023

Spain’s airline pilots union announces potential new strikes

The Spanish Union of Airline Pilots (Sepla) has called new strike days at Air Europa for May 22, 23, 25, 26, 29 and 30, as well as June […]
15 May 2023

Emirates establishes €180 million aviation sustainability fund

Shortly before releasing the group’s annual report, revealing its most profitable year ever and new record profits, Emirates announced it has committed US$ 200 million (€183 […]
15 May 2023

Canada unveils new passport design with advanced security features

Canadians applying for new passports will notice a few differences from this summer. A new design featuring iconic Canadian imagery and enhanced security features is due […]
15 May 2023

Emirates Group reports highest annual profit ever

The Emirates Group, consisting of the Emirates airline and the Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata), has released its 2022-2023 annual report, revealing its most profitable […]
15 May 2023

EasyJet passenger put on wrong plane and flown to wrong country

An air passenger who was supposed to be given special assistance was put on the wrong flight and flown to the wrong country last week, Easyjet […]
15 May 2023

India builds world’s highest railway bridge

India is working on a construction that will surpass the height of the Eiffel Tower but in a completely different way: a railway bridge that will […]
12 May 2023

Four European cities awarded for ensuring more cycling

Some of Europe’s highest achievers in ensuring more cycling were recognised at the second edition of the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) Awards. The winners of the […]
11 May 2023

FC Barcelona ditches private jets to reduce travel emissions

Barça’s players took the train for the first time ever to play a game in Madrid, against Getafe CF, and make a point about reducing travel […]
11 May 2023

New US tech can capture 100 tons of carbon from the ocean annually

Two California-based companies are partnering to accelerate technology development and industry collaboration to help mitigate climate change.  1. Captura and AltaSea Captura, a carbon removal company […]
11 May 2023

Finland and Namibia join forces to produce green hydrogen from wave power

Finnish wave energy technology developer, AW-Energy, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Namibian energy generation company, Kaoko Green Energy Solutions, to produce green hydrogen […]
11 May 2023

How can small portable nuclear reactors power up to 1,000 households?

A US-based energy firm is developing small portable nuclear reactors — innovative devices dubbed the next-generation of nuclear power plants. 1. Radiant The US-based Radiant Industries […]
11 May 2023

Most Europeans support action to curb climate change as long as their lifestyle remains the same

The majority of Europeans say they are concerned about the effects of climate change. Many of them, however, are not willing want to change their lifestyle […]
10 May 2023

Air India becomes first Indian airline to launch nonstop flights from Delhi to Amsterdam

Air India has announced the launch of nonstop flights to Amsterdam, becoming the first Indian airline to directly connect Delhi to the Dutch capital. 1. Increasing […]
10 May 2023

Biden administration proposes passenger compensation rules similar to EU’s

On 8 May, US President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced plans to launch a new rulemaking that is aimed at requiring airlines to […]
10 May 2023

What is the real impact of the ATC strikes?

The war in Ukraine and the subsequent spike in inflation has triggered tensions between workers and companies over salary increases, which in turn has led to […]
10 May 2023

Why Tulah is a good example of regenerative tourism at scale

I wrote last week about regenerative tourism, best understood as making places better, better for the environment, better for people to live. Regenerative tourism requires that […]
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