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A scene from Lies That Bind, one of Kenya's most successful homegrown soap operas. Its creator was inspired by the Mexican telenovelas she watched as a kid. Courtesy of Lies That Bind hide caption

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Why East Africa Is Hooked On Telenovelas

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Colombian actor Andres Parra (left) plays Hugo Chavez in the new telenovela, El Comandante. Manuel Rodriguez/Sony Pictures hide caption

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For Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, A Second Life On The Small Screen

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How The Narrator Of 'Jane The Virgin' Found His Voice

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