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BOGOTA Cheap Air Jordan Shoes For Sale , June 14 (Xinhua) -- Colombia is holding the second round of presidential elections on Sunday. The following are some key facts about polls in the South American country.

Colombia, which covers an area of over 114,1748 square km Cheap Air Jordan Retro For Sale , lies in the northwest of South America, with the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

About 33 million Colombians out of a population of 46 million are eligible to vote.

There are more than 10,000 polling stations in 32 states of the country.

In the first round of voting on May 25 Cheap Air Jordan For Sale , with a low turnout of 40 percent, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga -- the candidate of Colombia's conservative Democratic Center Party -- won an upset victory by garnering 29.25 percent of the votes, while the incumbent president Cheap Jordan Retro For Sale , Juan Manuel Santos, received 25.69 percent, according to Colombia's National Electoral Council (CNE).

As neither won an outright majority of 50 percent or above Cheap Jordan Shoes For Sale , the minimum votes required by the constitution to avoid the second round, a run-off was scheduled for June 15.

In the first round, Conservative Party candidate Marta Lucia Ramirez garnered 15.5 percent followed by Polo Democratic Party candidate Clara Lopez with 15.2 percent Air Jordan Shoes For Sale , and Green Alliance candidate Enrique Penalosa 8.3 percent.

Left-wing candidate Lopez, who won nearly 2 million votes in the first round, said in early June that she endorsed Santos' reelection Air Jordan Retro For Sale , which could give the president a much-needed boost at the polls if her supporters follow suit.

On the other hand, the votes for right-wing Ramirez are expected to go to Zuluaga. Therefore, the endorsement of Penalosa Air Jordan For Sale , who received the lowest number of votes, may become crucial.

The presidential winner will serve a four-year term starting from Aug. 7, 2014 Jordan Retro For Sale , through 2018.

Presidents are limited to two four-year terms.

The voting begins at 8 a.m. local time (1300 GMT) and ends at 4 p.m. (2100 GMT) on Sunday.

PARIS, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Monaco and Atletico Madrid became the latest UEFA Champions League quarterfinalists after eliminating their respective opponents, Manchester City and Bayer Leverkusen, in the return leg of the last 16 on Wednesday.

Owning a 5-3 advantage in hand, Manchester City did not play conservatively in an attack-oriented matchup against Monaco, who had tallied 123 goals coming into the match.

Man City manager Pep Guardiola hailed Monaco as "the best team in the world at scoring goals," while emphasizing that his side would not only think about protecting the 5-3 lead through defense, saying that offense would be the best form of defense.

However, after the beginning whistle, Man City players found it fairly difficult to put the ball in their control.

Monaco's top scorer Radamel Falcao, who scored twice in the Etihad Stadium three weeks ago, was sidelined due to a hip injury. However, a younger Monaco squad still managed to put serious pressure on Man City's defense from the first minute, and converted their upper hand into a lead just eight minutes into the game, as the 18-year-old sensation Kylian Mbappe nailed his 11th goal in as many appearances from close range after Bernardo Silva crossed the ball from the left wing.

The hosts repeated their attacking approach in the 29th minute, as Brazilian midfielder Fabinho put left back Benjamin Mendy's stitching cross into the net.

Man City, who had no shot attempt in the first half, were on the brink of elimination with no away goal after Fabinho successfully brought it to an aggregate of 5-5, compared to their Monaco counterparts' tally of three.

After their striker Sergio Aguero missed two good chances, Man City once saw the light at the end of the tunnel with Leroy Sane's 71st-minute goal, but this was denied just six minutes later, as Tiemoue Bakayoko headed Thomas Lemar's free kick into the net.

The two sides tied at 6-6 on aggregate, but Monaco made it into the last eight on away goals, the second time this has happened in the past three seasons.

In Madrid, Atletico restored their 4-2 lead after the first leg with a goalless draw with Bayer Leverkusen, helped by goalkeeper Jan Oblak's series of great saves.

Atletico join Real Madrid and Barcelona, two La Liga giants, in the quarterfinals. The remaining four spots went to Bayern Munich, Dortmund, Juventus and Leicester.

The draw for Champions League quarterfinals will be held in Nyon's UEFA headquarters on Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil under-20 international Marcos Junior struck the decisive penalty as Fluminense defeated arch rivals Flamengo to win the Guanabara Cup final at Rio's Olympic Stadium on Sunday.

The Tricolor won the penalty shoutout 4-2 after the scores were tied 3-3 at the end of normal time.

Wellington Silva opened the scoring for Fluminense in the fourth minute before William and Everton struck in quick succession to give Flamengo the lead.

Goals from Henrique Dourado and Lucas appeared to hand Fluminense control of the match before Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero scored an 84th-minute equalizer.

It was Fluminense's 10th Guanabara Cup title and just their second triumph in the competition since 1993.

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