A boy (Gabriel) and his sister (Sofia) lived alone in a house in Managua. Through their friends and situations, they learn about life, discrimination, violence, sexuality and other things while growing up. Now Sofia lives in Miami and Gabriel lives with his uncle, aunt and two cousins. One is a drug addict (Marcos), the other is a 12 yearl old girl who gets her first period, finds new friends and helps her best friend (Laura) get over her uncle's abuse. In all 66 episodes aired, we find a guy whose mother died and his father is an alcoholic, which makes him another alcoholic. A young man who discovers that he is gay and he has to come out to his family and friends, and deals with all the consecuences of sexual discrimination. We find a girl who was raped and had to abort, a guy with his first girlfriend trying to have sex for the first time. A drug addict with good grades, a girl from the Atlantic Coast who deals with racial discrimination. A lesbian young woman who was abused by her ... Written by
Outside the world, people think Nicaragua is a country in war, where people are not capable of achieving things the way a powerful country would. But Sexto Sentido comes to erase all those beliefs. It's a TV soap that's being broad casted every Sunday and it shows the world of many young man and women, each in a different situation and different perspectives. It's amazing the way they have emulated the reality of young people in Nicaragua and let's hope this series can be shown all over the world. They won the Special Latino award for excellence on the last Shine Awards and they have won many other awards because of the way they have promoted a new and better reality for people in Nicaragua, without violence, abuse, HIV, drugs, discrimination, etc. Way to go, Puntos de Encuentro!
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