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The 5 things you should know this January 9: Bolsonaro supporters break into the Brazilian Congress


Pro-Bolsonaro mob attacks the Brazilian Congress and recalls images of the US Capitol. Biden, Trudeau and López Obrador meet in Mexico. Harry continues to speak out against British royalty. This is what you need to know to start the day. First the truth.

Pro-Bolsonaro mob attacks the Brazilian Congress and recalls images of the US Capitol. Biden, Trudeau and López Obrador meet in Mexico.

Harry continues to speak out against British royalty.

This is what you need to know to start the day.

First the truth.


1. Bolsonaro supporters seize government buildings

Hundreds of supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed the Congress building, the presidential palace and the Brazilian Supreme Court on Sunday.

President Lula da Silva was not present at the facilities (he was in Sao Paulo at the time of the attack) and neither of the two houses of Congress were in session.

Authorities brought the situation under control several hours later and reported at least 400 people arrested on Sunday.

The takeover of public buildings occurs about a week after Lula took office as president.

Several world leaders condemned the attack and expressed their support for Brazil's democracy.

  • PHOTOS: Attack on the Brazilian Congress

  • Lula da Silva: "There are no precedents for what they (the fascists) have done today"

2. North American Leaders Summit

US President Joe Biden is already in Mexico City where he was received this Sunday by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

They will be joined this Monday by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for the start of the North American Leaders Summit, which will run until January 11.

The meeting will discuss issues of border security and migration, climate change, competitiveness of the region and indigenous communities.

3. Biden visited El Paso, Texas

For the first time since he took office, US President Joe Biden visited the southern border of his country.

Biden spent a few hours in El Paso, the epicenter of the immigration crisis, but he did not appear to meet with migrants, instead focusing on compliance issues and speaking with border control personnel.

4. Ukraine rejects Russia's claim about hundreds of dead Ukrainian soldiers

Ukraine has rejected Moscow's claim that large numbers of Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a recent Russian attack on Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine.

"This is nonsense," a spokesman for the Eastern Group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces told CNN.

A CNN team on the ground has seen no indication of many casualties in the area.

Meanwhile, Russia and Ukraine exchanged 100 prisoners of war, authorities from both countries said.


5. Prince Harry and an explosive week for the British royals

Prince Harry told CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday that he has not spoken to his brother, Prince William, for a while.

He further commented that the "appalling and horrible" stories have been pushed from the palace to generate pressure.

The statements come a day before the release of Harry's biographical book, titled "Spare."

The Duke of Sussex will give more interviews this week, adding to his docuseries on Netflix.


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This is how Damar Hamlin experienced the victory of the Bills over the Patriots

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the figure of the day

1 dead and 57 injured

It was the total balance reported by the authorities on Saturday after a train crash at the Potrero station on Line 3 of the Mexico City subway.


quote of the day

“It is almost impossible to understand the fact that a 6-year-old first grader brought a loaded gun to school and shot a teacher;

however, this is exactly what our community deals with today.”

The mayor of Newport News, Phillip D. Jones, said this after the case of a 6-year-old boy who shot a teacher.


And to finish…

This Connecticut family faced a bear hibernating under their deck

Tyler Dashukewich's dog was afraid to go outside.

After his family realized he was a bear in hibernation, he found an unexpected solution to manage the sleeping predator under his house.

Source: cnnespanol

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