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.

5 July 2022

Space Tourism may have a greater impact on global warming than aviation, study shows

The space tourism industry could have a greater effect on the climate than the aviation industry if left unregulated, a new study published in the journal […]
5 July 2022

5 unexpected places to find solar panels around the world

After the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions imposed on Russian companies, many European countries realized it was the time to find a way […]
5 July 2022

Bhutan will welcome tourists again, but at what cost?

Bhutan will finally welcome back tourists in September, after being closed for over two years. The Kingdom’s Tourism Council (TCB) has announced that the reopening also […]
5 July 2022

Flights will get 50% more expensive, warns Ryanair CEO

Plane tickets have been getting more expensive recently, partly because of the oil crisis brought on by the war in Ukraine and partly because of the […]
5 July 2022

How living on Mars could help us back on Earth

A Chinese spacecraft has photographed the entire surface of Mars. It has sent back China’s first images of Mars’ South Pole, where most of the planet’s […]
5 July 2022

Brussels Airport ready for 4 million passengers over the summer despite aviation chaos

Friday, 1 July marked the start of the summer holidays and was also the first day since the start of the Covid-19 crisis that the total […]
5 July 2022

Flight delays and cancellations won’t go away any time soon

Last week, US airports faced the largest crowds since the end of 2019. Leading up to the 4th of July weekend, thousands of passengers were confronted […]
4 July 2022

Brussels Airlines cancels nearly 700 flights in July and August

After having to cancel the majority of the flights during a 3-day strike action, the management of Brussels Airlines has now announced the further cancellation of […]
4 July 2022

Belgium’s railway staff allowed to wear Bermuda shorts during hot summer days

A spokesperson for the Belgian National Railway Company (SNCB) has announced that staff at stations and onboard the trains will be allowed to wear Bermuda shorts […]
4 July 2022

Lufthansa sends apology letter to passengers affected by flight cancellations

The entire aviation industry has been affected by serious cancellations lately. Staff shortages among airlines as well as at airports have led to chaos, while strike […]
4 July 2022

Kazakhstan celebrates its Capital City Day

Nur-Sultan, known as Astana before March 2019, is the capital city of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan’s Capital City Day is an official public holiday celebrated every year on […]
4 July 2022

Boeing launches EU Graduate Program to expand operations in Europe

With Boeing’s EU Graduate Program, participants from across the EU will get to learn about and work on a variety of local projects, visit sites across […]
4 July 2022

EU Commissioner Timmermans announces EU “cycling revolution”

EU cities and towns to go through a “cycling revolution” as the European Commissioner Frans Timmermans lays out plans to launch a Cycling Declaration. 1. EU […]
4 July 2022

65% of global air travel is set to recover this summer, according to ForwardKeys

A new summer travel outlook report created by ForwardKeys for the World Travel Market (WTM), reveals that in the third quarter of the year, July, August […]
4 July 2022

Tourism in Santarém is on the path to growth

Santarém, in Portugal, is the municipality with the highest growth in local lodging, in relation to the other municipalities belonging to the Intermunicipal Community of Lezíria […]
1 July 2022

EU airline sector wary of EU rules under the “Fit for 55”

After the latest Council’s vote on the “Fit for 55”, European airlines fear lack of competition and call on leaders to consider allowances for green fuels. […]
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