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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.

29 March 2022

Slovakian flying taxi to start making 800-km trips in 2027

Slovakian company AeroMobil has unveiled the AM NEXT, calls the company calls world’s first four-seater flying taxi. Its official launch could happen as early as 2027. […]
29 March 2022

How can EU national cycling strategies promote EuroVelo and sustainable cycling tourism?

Eight EU member states have made clear references to EuroVelo in their national cycling strategies, setting goals for the further development, promotion, digitalisation and economic exploitation […]
29 March 2022

Airbus successfully flies 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel aircraft

Airbus has just performed a first flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on an A380 aircraft. Airbus’ A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off […]
29 March 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot launches international network from Sochi

Due to restrictions imposed on Russia by EU countries, the UK, the US and other states, Russian airlines have been forced to reorganize. Aeroflot, Russia’s national […]
29 March 2022

Why building greener is key to meeting Paris climate targets

A new United Nations-led report reveals that reducing carbon output from buildings and construction is essential to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming […]
28 March 2022

Towards a short-stay visa waiver agreement between the EU and Brazil

The European Parliament has approved technical amendments to the short-stay visa waiver agreement between the European Union and Brazil. Brazilians and Europeans must continue to travel […]
28 March 2022

Russia accused of “stealing” hundreds of leased aircraft

Eurocontrol, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, is accusing Russia of “stealing” hundreds of passenger planes, which have been leased to European and […]
28 March 2022

Major Belgian Airlines denounce the timing of the new Belgian Embarkation Tax

On March 24, the Belgian government agreed on the implementation of the Belgian Embarkation Tax. Air Belgium, Brussels Airlines, and TUI fly Belgium expressed their disappointment […]
28 March 2022

Tourists in Venice given water pistols to fire at seagulls

Tourists in Venice, Italy, have been provided with water pistols to keep aggressive seagulls away. The birds have been known to snatch food out of tourists’ […]
28 March 2022

How gas prices compare around the world?

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine has resulted in a rise in commodities’ prices in many countries, including gasoline.  Statista, a global platform that analyzes market and […]
28 March 2022

€735 million for impactful solutions that can deliver sustainable aircraft by 2050

Key leaders from the aviation sector gathered during the Clean Aviation Forum event last week discussing general challenges to achieve net-neutrality. From increased cooperation between public […]
28 March 2022

Tourism enjoys strong start in 2022 while facing new uncertainties

Based on the latest available data, global international tourist arrivals more than doubled (+130%) in January 2022 compared to 2021 – the 18 million more visitors recorded worldwide […]
25 March 2022

Singapore wants all its hotels to be carbon neutral by 2050

In line with the Singapore Green Plan 2030, the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have just announced the launch of the Hotel […]
25 March 2022

NASA confirms the existence of more than 5000 planets beyond our solar system

Described as a cosmic milestone, NASA confirmed the existence of more than 5000 exoplanets after analysing the latest batch from the planetary odometer listing 65 new […]
24 March 2022

Vietnam opens borders to the world

On Wednesday March 16th, Vietnam announced the end of quarantine for international travelers, as the country seeks to restart its tourism industry after two years of […]
24 March 2022

Air New Zealand to start operating 17-hour route to New York

Air New Zealand has just announced that getting to New York will be a lot easier starting 17 September, when the airline’s new 17-hour flight is […]
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