El Chivo, is a telenovela produced by RTI Producciones and Televisa for United States-based television network Univisión and for Colombia-based television network Caracol Television. It is an adaptation of the book La fiesta del Chivo (The Feast of the Goat) from Mario Vargas Llosa based on the history of Dominican Dictator, Rafael Trujillo.The telenovela began filming in May 2014.


Rafael Leónidas Trujillo is a cattle thief. On a confusing event, he meets Mariana Durán, his current wife, who saved him from death. Some time later, Rafael enters the army and forges a career of several years that leads him to the rank of general. From this position, he forges a coup against the dictator at the time, Eusebio Porras. After an interim period in the governing military junta, Trujillo took power after a suspicious Dominican election that had him winning over a lot of opponents (students and guerrillas).




Julio Bracho

Rafael Leónidas Trujillo

Eileen Moreno

Mariana Durán

Diana Hoyos

Ángela Durán

Manuela González


Iván Arana

Lázaro Conde

Javier Delgiudice

Arístides Guerrero

Juan Sebastián Calero


Julio Sánchez Cóccaro

Agustín Cabral

Cristina García

Urania Cabral

Leonardo Acosta


Laura Ramos


Camilo Sáenz

Padre Guzmán