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Our world in photos: January 13

January 13, 2021 Michaela Keil
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BOLIVIA — Preserved history: Bolivia’s President Luis Arce held a pre-Hispanic object that was presented at an archaeological museum in Tiwanaku, Tuesday. Bolivian archaeologists and government officials were presenting the findings of a recent discovery of ancient vessels unearthed in a dig on the site once home to one of the most significant pre-Hispanic empires, the Tiwanacota.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP

MEXICO — Last effort: An older section of the border wall divides Ciudad Juarez, Mexico from Sunland Park, New Mexico, top, on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Tuesday. With eight days remaining in his term, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday visited a completed section of the border wall in Texas to trumpet his campaign against illegal immigration in an attempt to burnish his legacy.
Photo: Christian Chavez/AP


PERU — Healing hands: A health worker attended a patient inside the ICU for COVID-19 at Alberto Sabogal Hospital in Callao, Monday. While new coronavirus cases rose to about 1,500 per day, ICU beds in Peru’s hospitals have collapsed, with only six left in the capital, according to the Ombudsman’s Office.
Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aftermath: Shattered glass from last week’s attack on Congress by a pro-Trump mob was seen in the doors leading to the Capitol Rotunda, Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), called for swift congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump after inciting last week’s deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP


ISRAEL — Postponed trial: On Wednesday, the day that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was originally scheduled for his corruption trial, an Israeli anti-government protester held a banner visible through smoke from a bonfire outside of the official residence of the Prime Minister, in Jerusalem. In Hebrew, the sign reads: “Coward! Go to trial!”
Photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP


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WASHINGTON — On guard: A Washington State Patrol trooper talked with members of the Washington National Guard inside a fence surrounding the Capitol in anticipation of protests, Monday in Olympia. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee activated members of the National Guard this week to work with the Washington State Patrol to protect the Capitol campus. According to organizers, some protesters were unhappy with the Legislature meeting virtually and in sessions closed to the public, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, during the 2021 session which opened Monday.
Photo: Ted S. Warren/AP


AUSTRIA — Slalom skiing: United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin sped down the course during the first run on an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom, in Flachau, Tuesday.
Photo: Marco Trovati/AP

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