Latest Sao Paulo News

Outraged Brazilian women stage protests against bill to equate late abortions with homicide

Jun. 15, 2024 19:41 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday as protests sweep across Brazil in opposition to a bill that would further criminalize abortions. If passed, the law would equate the termination of a pregnancy after 22 weeks with homicide. ...

Linguist and activist Noam Chomsky hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil after stroke

Jun. 11, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Linguist, activist and social critic Noam Chomsky is hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil recovering from a massive stroke he had a year ago, she confirmed Tuesday. Valeria Chomsky said via email that her 95-year-old husband is in a Sao Paulo...

Gay pride revelers in Sao Paulo reclaim Brazil's national symbols

Jun. 02, 2024 20:53 PM EDT

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) — The iconic yellow and green of Brazil's flag mixed with a sea of rainbow-colored tutus, hand fans and drag queen hairdos at Sunday's LGBTQ+ pride parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The annual event along Sao Paulo's main thoroughfare is among the biggest gay...

XP Inc.A: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 21, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — XP Inc.A (XP) on Tuesday reported earnings of $207.9 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Sao Paulo-based company said it had profit of 37 cents. The company posted revenue of $818.2 million in the period. ...

Despegar.com: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 16, 2024 17:10 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — Despegar.com Corp. (DESP) on Thursday reported earnings of $13.8 million in its first quarter. The Sao Paulo-based company said it had net income of 7 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 18 cents per share. ...

CBD: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBDBY) on Tuesday reported a loss of $133.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Sao Paulo-based company said it had a loss of 43 cents. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued...

Ambev: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 05:09 AM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — Ambev SA (ABEV) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $747 million. The Sao Paulo-based company said it had profit of 5 cents per share. The beverage company posted revenue of $4.09 billion in the period. ...

BRF: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 07, 2024 19:37 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — BRF SA (BRFS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $102 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Sao Paulo-based company said it had profit of 6 cents. The chicken,...

Telefonica Brasil: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 07, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

SAO PAULO-SP, Brazil (AP) — SAO PAULO-SP, Brazil (AP) — Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV) on Tuesday reported net income of $181 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Sao paulo-Sp, Brazil-based company said it had net income of 11 cents. The...

Banco Itau: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 06, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — SAO PAULO (AP) — Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.98 billion. The Sao Paulo-based bank said it had earnings of 20 cents per share. The results met Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of...