Between March 3 and March 9, 532,384 Colombians living abroad will be able to vote in the country’s congressional elections. Of the 75 countries that have Colombian consulates, 63 have consulates with authorized poll stations. The external electoral process does not receive much media coverage but should be the focus of close observation: some consequent legislative changes had been realized and will be implemented for the first time in the upcoming congressional election. Colombia has traditionally experienced high population mobility due to an unstable internal political situation and the lure of foreign economies. The governmental institution charged with keeping the national census (DANE) has registered three main phases in the Colombia’s international migration history: during the 1960s, when around 110,000 Colombians left, mainly to the United States; the 80s, when Venezuela became a primary destination, and the 90s, when around 900,000 people left the country, … [Read more...] about Foreign voting opens for Colombia’s congressional elections
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Black Friday is coming – and here’s everything you need to know about one of Britain’s biggest shopping days. When is it? Black Friday this year will take place on November 23.What is it?Black Friday is the informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States – but the shopping bonanza day has now spread around the world.READ MORE: REVEALED: Sheffield’s best Black Friday dealsIt has been regarded as the beginning of the USA’s Christmas shopping season since 1952, although the term "Black Friday" did not become widely recognised or used until the early 2000s.What happens?Most major retailers open very early and offer promotional sales and bargains – with traditional shops and online retailers all offering huge discounts across many products.READ MORE: Black Friday rush at Sheffield shopping centreWill it be busy?Black Friday has routinely been the busiest shopping day of the … [Read more...] about When is Black Friday, what is it and what are the opening times at Meadowhall?
Erik Bacharach Nashville Tennessean Published 7:28 AM EST Nov 14, 2018 Some news, thoughts and ramblings four days before the Titans (5-4) head to Indianapolis to take on the Colts (4-5) at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday (noon, CBS). Pro Bowl fan voting opened Tuesday We're still more than two months away from the Pro Bowl on Jan. 27 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, but fan voting opened on Tuesday. The fan vote counts toward one-third of the results, with coaches’ votes getting a third and players’ votes making up the final third. Cast your votes here. Several members of the Titans have put together a resume worthy of Pro Bowl consideration this season, including: CB Adoree' Jackson — A 2017 first-round pick out of USC, Jackson is blossoming into a No. 1-caliber corner this season. For shutting down Titans wide receiver Josh Gordon this past weekend, Titans coach Mike Vrabel called Jackson the player of the game. He has 34 tackles and two … [Read more...] about Titans news: Pro Bowl fan voting opens, which Titans have a shot?
May 21, 2018 By O. Kay Henderson Twenty-year-old Maddie Poppe of Clarksville, Iowa, sang a song first recorded more than two decades before she was born to leave her final impression with American Idol voters. Poppe’s live performance of “Landslide” came after a video montage of her visit last week to Clarksville and a concert at the Butler County Fairgrounds. Poppe is one of three finalists on American Idol, the music competition revived by ABC three years after Fox cancelled it. Voting was open overnight and ends at 8 a.m. Iowa time Monday. The winner will be announced tonight on a live broadcast. Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation calling Poppe humble, kind and praising her talent as a singer and songwriter. Reynolds urged Iowans to vote for Poppe on Sunday night as soon as the voting opened. “Congratulations. Maddie Poppe Day. Don’t forget to vote,” Reynolds said in a video message posted on Twitter. On Sunday night’s show, … [Read more...] about Poppe sings ‘Landslide’ as voting opens for American Idol finale