People arrive at a polling station for a referendum and walk past political posters in Nouméa, New Caledonia, in October.

People arrive at a polling station for a referendum walking past posters by political parties in Noumea, New Caledonia, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Voters in New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, are deciding Sunday whether they want independence from France in a referendum that marks a milestone in a three-decade decolonization effort. (AP Photo/Mathurin Derel)