Authorities find Chinese-made spy gear, which may have been installed at U.S. military facilities and even Navy ships. One America's Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
Following news of the indictment, a lawyer for Jefferson's family said on Twitter, "Atatiana's family is [relieved] but remain cautious." A Chilean police officer who drove a riot vehicle into a protester was indicted, Saturday, December 21, while the victim remained in the hospital.
The protester was crushed between two riot vehicles, one of which was driven directly towards him as seen on Chilean TV.
According to the National Human Rights Institute, the protester suffered serious injuries, including four fractures to his pelvis, but his condition was not life threatening.
A Santiago police spokesman said the incident will be investigated as a traffic accident.
Protests in Chile over a subway fare hike and wider social issues have been ongoing since October. (AP) There are about 5,000 gun shows in the U.S. every year, and we're at one in Virginia, a state where many would like to see tighter gun control laws.
CGTN's Yang Tanli spoke with both private gun sellers and gun store owners about the ease of buying firearms and why they believe it's important for Americans to own guns. 2019 saw the continued growth of China's global-influence, despite a slowing economy and US President Donald Trump's tariffs. Xi Jinping's China now has the largest diplomatic corps in the world engaged in soft power projects, a reflection of its increasingly-vocal protection of its interests and its growing investments around the world. Many of those investments are part of the so-called Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which is a series of major infrastructure projects designed to smooth trade with the nation. China has been rapidly building its New Silk Road since 2013. Beijing has invested in harbors, railways, roads and power infrastructure in more than 60 countries. With this network, China wants to secure export markets, as well as access to raw materials. For a long time, China has shown a keen interest in Germany and Europe, investing heavily in the Balkans. China is courting German companies developing innovative technologies which could also be interesting for the Chinese market. According to a study by the Bertelsmann foundation, technologies particularly in demand are automotive drive systems, energy systems, biomedical technology and machine engineering.