As American Soap Operas Bust, Telenovelas Boom in US

Telenovelas, those drama-soaked, tear-filled roller coaster TV soap operas, were traditionally produced in Mexico, but Hispanic actors are increasingly flocking to sunny Florida to film them. In fact, Miami is being called the new Latin Tinseltown. "A lot of them wanted to get away from the violence in their countries of origin -- the Colombians, the Mexicans -- and they found jobs [in Miami]," said Maria Morales, the executive editor of People en Espanol. "Just made sense. It was a marriage...Full Story
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