Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, right, and his Vice President Gen. Hamilton Mourao attend a ceremony

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, right, and his Vice President Gen. Hamilton Mourao attend a ceremony

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, Paulo Guedes, head economic adviser of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, leaves after a meeting with Bolsonaro

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, Paulo Guedes, head economic adviser of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, leaves after a meeting with Bolsonaro

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, Damares Alves talks with the press in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Dec.6, 2018 . The evangelical pastor who i

In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, Damares Alves talks with the press in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Dec.6, 2018 . The evangelical pastor who i

Federal lawmaker Onix Lorenzoni, who was appointed Chief of Staff by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, waves as he arrives to Bolsonaro's transition hea

Federal lawmaker Onix Lorenzoni, who was appointed Chief of Staff by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, waves as he arrives to Bolsonaro's transition hea

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With his inauguration just weeks away, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is assembling a Cabinet of ministers with starkly different views on key issues like climate change, the economy and China that is raising questions about the direction the far-right leader will take Latin America's largest nation.

Since being elected in October, Bolsonaro has appointed a finance minister schooled in neoliberal economics, a foreign minister who describes globalization as "an anti-human and anti-Christian system," supporters and critics of China's role in the region, several retired military generals and a justice minister who is arguably the world's most renowned corruption fighter.

Analysts say the eclectic choices made by the former army captain who takes office on Jan. 1 portend clashes not only within his Cabinet but possibly with Bolsonaro himself.