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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.

1 July 2022

25th anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

July will be a month filled with celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Chinese President […]
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. […]
29 June 2022

How the aviation industry plans to achieve net zero by 2050

The European Commission’s Connecting Europe Days 2022 kicked off yesterday at Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport with the Connecting Europe by Air: the Green Transformation event. During […]
29 June 2022

How Azerbaijan’s Aghali smart village is inspiring Europe and the world to tackle social poverty

Azerbaijan is leading the way with the creation of a smart village in Aghali, paving the way to inspire Europe and the world to tackle social […]
29 June 2022

Europe’s soft drinks industry has achieved a 17.7% reduction in average added sugars since 2015

Just one year after releasing ambitious new health and nutrition commitments, UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe announces that the European soft drinks sector has delivered a further […]
29 June 2022

New travel documentary on the city of Pau premieres on TV5 Monde

On Saturday, June 25th, TV5 Monde premiered a new episode of the Embarquement TV series showcasing the historical beauty and cultural richness of the city of […]
28 June 2022

Transport MEPs set ambitious targets for greener aviation fuels

EU aviation should gradually switch to sustainable fuel, such as synthetic fuel, used cooking oil or even hydrogen, to help EU become climate neutral by 2050. […]
27 June 2022

Airports Council International awarded Europe’s best airports

The Annual Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Best Airport Awards winners were announced last week during the Gala Dinner of the 32nd ACI Europe Annual Congress […]
27 June 2022

Tall Ships and chubby beers – July’s big weekend in Antwerp

The Tall Ships Race returns to Antwerp this year for the 7th time, mooring at the Scheldt Quays from 22 to 25 July 2022. This completely free event is a chance to […]
24 June 2022

Kazakhstan’s tourism industry is recovering and sees new opportunities

Kazakhstan is welcoming international and local tourists. In the first four months of 2022 alone, the industry attracted 75.6 billion tenge (US$173.7 million), whereas the target […]
23 June 2022

Does the phallus make the man? A must-visit 2022 exhibition in Ghent

Specially commended during European Museum of the Year Award 2022, Ghent University Museum (GUM) is a new science museum pleasantly situated at the heart of the […]
22 June 2022

EU fuels industry launches metaverse to prove benefits of low-carbon liquid fuels

FuelsEurope launched a metaverse experience promoting low-carbon liquid fuels. 1. Metaverse The fuels industry is determined to prove the benefits of low-carbon liquid fuels by launching […]
22 June 2022

IATA urges governments to ensure safe aviation systems with 5G services

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to work closely with the aviation industry to ensure that aviation and mandatory aviation safety systems can safely […]
21 June 2022

Why you should visit Mechelen this Summer

Situated between Brussels and Antwerp, Mechelen is arguably the hidden gem of Flanders. It’s a historic city, encircled by lakes and winding rivers and charming villages […]
20 June 2022

The weekend that showed Brussels the best of Portugal

The Best of Portugal fair returned to Brussels after a 2-year pandemic induced break. Portuguese farmers and producers came to the Parc du Cinquantenaire in the […]
20 June 2022

This robot is picking up cigarette butts from beaches and keeping the seas cleaner

Given the challenge that cigarette butts pose to the environment, specially at the beach where the tides can easily swallow any litter left by humans, two […]
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