Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Orange City of Rio das Ostras

Article written by Angel Morote for Rio das Ostras Journal - My translation

The orange city of Rio das Ostras, and what an orange!

Who knows, maybe later this year, or maybe next year, Rio das Ostras will return to normal and end up with a lighter look, without the visual pollution of our city.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Another Blunder

[Article from Secom Rio das Ostras - my translation]

The City of Rio das Ostras is constructing a Fire Department headquarters but the corporation says they were not advised.

The Commander General of the Fire Department headquarters denies knowledge of the construction of the building in the city. The population is served by the Fire Department headquarters in Macae, which is 23 km away. The construction being done ​​by the City to house the Military Police and the Fire Department is causing an impasse in Rio das Ostras.

City starts construction of Fire Department and Military Police Base in Rio das Ostras

[Article from Secom Rio das Ostras - my translation]


To speed the deployment of units, the municipality is bearing all costs of the construction. Construction has started on an operational base for the Fire Brigade and another for the Military Police in Rio das Ostras on land donated by the prefecture. The construction was started last Monday, the 16th, after Mayor Carlos Augusto authorized investment, along with the other large project of the urbanization of the Nova Esperança area.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Rio das Ostras will invest R$25 million in improvements in Nova Esperança

(Article from Secom Rio das ostras - My translation)

City of Rio das Ostras will invest R$25 million in improvements in Nova Esperança.

Mayor Carlos Augusto gave the order of execution for public works that will improve the area with a sewer network, recreation area, new paving and a new drainage system.

With funds from the municipal budget, the prefecture of Rio das Ostras began another important project after Mayor Carlos Augusto gave the order of execution on Monday the 16th. More than R$25 million will be injected into the area of Nova Esperança for urbanization, improvements of sewage and drainage, paving, landscaping and lighting. The deadline for completion of the work is 28 months.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Rio das Ostras Invests in Sidewalks Between The Municipal Border and Parque de Tubos

(Translated by me from an article by Secom Rio das Ostras)

The city of Rio das Ostras is investing in work to provide more security for pedestrians. Construction of the alternative route for workers who have to walk between the municipality and the bus Terminal at Parque de Tubos will be in its final phase at the end of this month.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Tuesday, January 3, 2012