Speedboat with Five Aboard Vanishes After Sailing from Rio Toward Fortaleza

The five friends had resumed their journey from Botafogo Bay in Rio de Janeiro, after performing the necessary repairs to the speedboat.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of five friends in a speedboat has gone missing in Rio de Janeiro waters as they tried to head to Fortaleza, capital of Ceará, in the northeast region. Four of the men were from Ceará and one from Rio Grande do Sul.

The wife of one of the men said that she spoke with her husband for the last time on Friday, January 29th, when he sent her the location of São Thomé (RJ), in northern Rio de Janeiro.

They had come to Rio on January 23rd, so that one of them, entrepreneur . . .

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