Dominican Republic – Smaily and Rosanna Rosario

Dominican Republic – Smaily and Rosanna Rosario

Dominican Republic has one of the highest rates of suicides in Latin America

Between 2007 and 2014, almost 20,000 people committed suicide. About 51% of these events took place in three of the 31 provinces (Santiago, Distrito National) in this island. Dominican Republic has one of the highest rates of Latin America. Young people between 15 and 24 years old is a group[…]

Smaily and Rosanna Rosario – October 2013

Dominican Republic, like other countries in Latin America is also dealing with various social issues. A serious problem right now is a high rate of domestic violence. Around 600 women have been killed in 2013 by either their husbands, or former partners. Studies show that every 36 hours one woman[…]