In Defense of Rio’s Oil

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - This weekend Sérgio Cabral, the governor of Rio, asked the public to join a protest march set for Wednesday, March 17th, against the so-called Ibsen amendment that will see Rio state lose out on an estimated R$7 billion per year.

Pamphleteers were out in force on Rio’s beaches, distributing pamphlets to the sun-soaked public emblazoned with the simple message, ‘Against cowardice – in defense of Rio’. Light aircraft streamed banners bearing the same message. This week at Maracaná, the teams will be supporting the call to . . .

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