Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Photo: dpa/File
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Photo: dpa/File
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Brazil’s Lula fires army chief in aftermath of capital uprising

  • General Julio Cesar de Arruda was removed as head of the army and was replaced by General Tomás Miguel Ribeiro Paiva
  • President Lula has targeted the military with criticism after supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed government buildings on January 8

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Photo: dpa/File
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Photo: dpa/File
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