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By Samuel Elliott Novacich, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Few could deny the increase in violent crime in Macaé over the last several decades. In recent months however, it has escalated and many attribute this to drug gangs...
By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Oceaneering makes its living operating in the most inhospitable places, like the vacuum of space and the bottom of the sea. As the worlds largest operator of...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Considered the oil capital of Brazil, the city of Macaé 180km north of Rio de Janeiro city is often a base for oil company employees posted to work in...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It does not surprise me that such a massive issue has separated the state of Rio de Janeiro and Brazilian federal government regarding oil proceeds. Rio certainly has been counting on this income...
By Michael Smith, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Last Tuesday authorities finally caught up with the Macaé drug trafficker Roger Rios Mosqueira, better known as Roupinol, who was killed in a battle with police in the favela Morro São...
By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama, the four biggest soccer teams in Rio, were all victorious in the first round of the Campeonato Carioca, the Rio de Janeiro state soccer...
By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Macaé, some 180km north up the coast from Rio de Janeiro, is Brazil’s fastest growing city, largely as a result of the region’s oil discoveries. Naturally, with the advancing petroleum industry...
By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - With an economy that grew 600 percent in the last ten years – a boom greater than China's – Macaé is a city bubbling in new business, most of it lubricated by the...
By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Petrobras continues to lead the pack of oil pioneers in the field of subsea technologies. It recently signed a US$90 Million contract with FMC Technologies Inc. that will provide the Marlim...

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