Cubans falling in love with South Korean TV shows
HAVANA (AFP) - For the past three decades, Brazilian telenovelas have helped Cubans forget their litany of woes for an hour a day.
But today, dozens of South Korean soap operas are earning wide audiences.
Following in the footsteps of South Korean films and K-pop, "doramas" - South Korean soaps dubbed into Spanish - first appeared on Cuban televisions earlier this year.
Queen of Housewives, My Fair Lady, Dream High and, for the past month, Secret Garden, are all winning fans on the Communist-run island.