Saturday, May 1, 2010

Today’s Video: Shakira non grata?

On Monday we'll discuss today's May Day marches in the U.S. and throughout the Americas.

For now we'll leave you with the apparent controversy over the official World Cup anthem by South African band Freshlyground and Colombia's Shakira. "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" has been both praised and criticized in South Africa where the World Cup will be held this June. Though I believe that the song is cheesy and an odd choice as an anthem, I won't go as far as one young lady who called on President Jacob Zuma to somehow intervene:

Online Sources- CBC, The Latin Americanist, YouTube

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