New Caledonia separatists seek majority in local Congress

Activists display their flags in front of the headquarters of the pro-independent Union Caledonienne (UC). Picture: RFI

NOUMEA, 13 MAY 2019 (RFI) – Voters in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia cast ballots for their local Congress Sunday, with separatists hoping to win a majority. The ballot comes six months after a closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over France’s grip on the strategic islands, which sit on a quarter of the world’s […]

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