Brazil’s army chief fired in aftermath of capital uprising


              FILE - Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during the swearing-in ceremony of Tarciana Medeiros, the first woman to preside the Banco do Brasil, one of the country's main public banks, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Jan. 16, 2023. Lula fired Brazil's army chief Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, amid concerns over threats to the country's democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
            
              A worker at Planalto Palace, the office of the president, looks out at the Suprema Court where security vehicles are parked in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, ahead of expected protests called for by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
            
              Military police stand guard outside the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, ahead of expected protests called for by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
            An agent walks past the head of a statue depicting the Greek goddess Themis, outside the Brazilian Supreme Court building that was damaged by supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Bolsonaro supporters who refuse to accept his election defeat stormed Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential palace Sunday, a week after the inauguration of his leftist rival, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) A government vehicle parked outside the Brazilian Supreme Court building, damaged by supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Bolsonaro supporters who refuse to accept his election defeat stormed Congress, the Supreme Court and presidential palace Sunday, a week after the inauguration of his leftist rival, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil’s army chief fired in aftermath of capital uprising