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New Caledonia to vote October 4 on independence from France

Jun 24, 2020 - 10:01 PM

The second vote on independence follows a referendum in November 2018 when 57% of voters chose to remain part of France

VOTE. In this file photo, people cast their ballots for or against the independence of New Caledonia, November 4, 2018, in Noumea, New Caledonia. File photo by Theo Rouby/AFP

New Caledonia votes on independence from France

Nov 04, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Some 175,000 people are eligible to vote in the remote islands fringed by spectacular beaches, with opinion polls predicting a large majority in favor of staying French