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Now I have a voice

As the soap's team celebrates its success and survival, it also finds a new target audience, men who need to change.

Everyday Mafia

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

How a soap survives

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

Two worlds

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

Breaking taboos

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

Vicky's story

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

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