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Nuevo Rico Nuevo Pobre

Nuevo Rico Nuevo Pobre is a Colombian telenovela produced and broadcast by Caracol TV, starring Argentinian actor Martin Karpan, John Alex Toro (well-known by his participation in Maria Full of Grace), Maria Cecilia Botero, Carolina Acevedo, Hugo Gomez, former Miss Colombia Andrea Noceti and Andres Toro (from Sin Tetas No Hay Paraiso fame).

The show started 16 July 2007 on Caracol TV and it is also broadcast on Ecuador's Teleamazonas in primetime. Caracol TV has sold the rights of the show to Telemundo and Fox. It is, as for May 2008, one of the highest rated TV shows in Colombian television.


The Telenovela follows Andres Ferreira, who was borned from a poor woman and went with a rich woman, and Brayan Galindo, who was borned to a rich woman and went with a poor woman.

After 30 years, they finally realize their origins: Andres goes to the pension where Brayan lived and met his true family; Brayan went to live with his real mother, and his new fiance, Fernanda Sanmiguel , and is now owner of the Ferreira enterprise Mundo Express.

The telenovela goes on, and it is revealed that Brayan's cousin, Mateo, is trying to take all his money and MundoExpress enterprise.

Cultural aspects

The name of Brayan Galindo reflects an irregular adaptation of

Brian to the Spanish, to the equal one of Rosmery (by anerior

Rosemary). It reflects the cultural inferiority complex of many Latin

Americans, who adopt foreign names thinking that it is an indication of socioeconomic status.

The use of earpieces bluetooth in permanent form and cellular

an intelligent Treo 650 by Andres Ferreira tries to accentuate its

characteristic Yuppies.

The use of conversations in English with subtitulos in Spanish acts a as similar.

The social consequences of massive dismissals of 200 employees as

result of a reconstruction inserts a dramatic effect in the plot, and

contribute to create a cold image of the enterprise world and Andres



Martin Karpan - Andres Ferreira

John Alex Toro - Brayan Galindo

Carolina Acevedo - Rosmery Pelaez

Andrea Nocceti - Fernanda Sanmiguel

Andres Toro - Mateo Lopez Ferreira

Maria Cecilia Botero - Antonia Vda. de Ferreira

Hugo Gomez - Leonidas Galindo

Diana Neira - Ingrid Pelaez

Rosmery Bohorquez - Maritza Buenahora

Isabel Cristina Estrada - lizeth

Mauricio Velez - Fidel Pelaez

Jimmy Vasquez - Miller Anselmo

Sain Castro. - Afanador

Herbert King. - Hugo

John Mario Rivera - Julio

External links

Caracol TV official site (in Spanish)

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