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UPP, SDP adopt Makinde as Oyo governorship candidate

Leaders of the United Peoples Party in Oyo State have unanimously adopted the Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, as their party’s candidate for the same position in the 2015 election. 359 more words


Tattooed vagina lands favela cops in hot water

Rio’s Favela Pacification Police (UPP) have a mixed reputation. In theory, their task is to kick out the druglords from the shanty towns and maintain law and order, so that communities once terrorised by the drugs war can prosper and thrive. 348 more words


Unsatisfactory Performance Procedure

I am absolutely sick and tired of reading on assorted pages on t’interweb about the Unsatisfactory Performance Procedure or UPP.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m fully in favour of Unsatisfactory Performance being addressed under the right circumstances. 662 more words


Adventskalender aus der Favela

Wir wollen die Tradition des Adventskalenders auf eine etwas andere Art gestalten: Jeden Tag werden wir bis zum 24. Dezember ein neues Foto von unseren Erlebnissen, unserem Alltag oder der Arbeit in den Favelas von Rio in dieser Bildergalerie präsentieren. 199 more words

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The UPP Disband Issue: Processing the idea of democracy in S.Korea

Democracy has yet to illustrate all of its theoretical attributes in real practice, although its essence of giving power to the people was successfully transplanted. History tells us a democratic country could prosper when its leader centralizes power and conducts like a despot (i.e. 1,324 more words


Brazil’s favela fairy tale: When Prince Charming packs heat

Flora Charner – Aljazeera America, 11/24/2014

As Marcelle Rosa, 15, walked onto the dance floor, she looked like a modern-day princess. She was wearing a pink and black ball gown with a tightly laced corset and a tiara on top of her coiffed curls. 142 more words