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Vicky's story

One woman recalls desperate years of violent abuse and then witnesses how her life is turned into a telenovela.

Two worlds

Taking on the challenge to educate Mexico's rural and poor indigenous population using a popular soap opera.

How a soap survives

How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.

Breaking taboos

Can soap operas help tackle stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS in Mexico?

Everyday Mafia

Drugs and gangs, the Mexico portrayed most often in the media, makes it into the popular soap's story lines too.

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