News Wire | January 3, 2023 Archive

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Lula Sworn In as Brazil’s President; Bolsonaro Skips Inauguration

By Gabriela Sá Pessoa & Samantha Schmidt | The Washington Post

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the former Brazilian president and stalwart of the Latin American left, was sworn in Sunday to the office he first held two decades ago, taking the helm of a polarized nation with promises to save the Amazon rainforest and preserve democracy.

More from WPR: Now Lula Has to Prove His Pro-Democracy Credentials Outside Brazil

Dozens of Russian Soldiers Killed in Massive Donetsk Missile Strike

By Francesca Ebel | The Washington Post

Dozens of Russian soldiers were killed in a massive missile strike early on New Year’s Day in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, Moscow said, marking what could be one of the deadliest attacks on Russian forces since the start of the invasion.

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