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Brazil's Armed Forces Get Extra Funds Before Rio Olympics

Brazil is beefing up funding for the military to help it meet security needs for the Olympics that open next month in Rio de Janeiro, the interim government announced Tuesday. Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani said that despite a budget crunch, the government is granting the armed forces an additional $24 million at the request of the Defense Ministry. "It is the necessary amount for our defense forces to do their work and that money will be available," Picciani told...

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