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Meatpacking company BRF SA's logo is pictured in Lucas do Rio Verde

Brazil prosecutors near decision on BRF corruption charges

A sprawling Brazilian probe into alleged cheating on food safety checks by BRF SA and other firms is entering its final weeks, according to authorities and court documents, with more criminal charges potentially on their way before year-end.

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives to meets authorities in...

Bolsonaro picks army general as Brazil defense minister

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appointed retired army General Fernando Azevedo e Silva as defense minister on Tuesday, adding another former military officer to his cabinet while saying that a career foreign service officer may get the top diplomat's job.