In this Caribbean country, 36 percent of girls and teenagers are married before 18, mostly to men twice their age.Full Story
Lawmakers will debate to authorize abortion when the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, the woman's life is at risk, or the fetus is malformed.Full Story
The WTO reported that the service sector in the least developed countries reached an unprecedented low as it is estimated that it decreased by 40 percent from January to June.
Odebrecht has admitted the granting of bribes amounting to US$$92 million that was received by officials in the Dominican Republic between 2001 and 2014.
In October Dominican Republic's government announced that it would finish all the contracts with Odebrecht after the case's impact.
The announcement comes as six people face an ongoing trial since September 21, over the distribution of $92 million given by Odebretch as bribery between 2001 and 2004.
"Shared borders imply that political and social processes significantly impact each other," Alvarez said.
The paralysis of agricultural and construction activities forces Haitians to return to their country.
Laura's winds caused waves of over three meters in the Maisi municipality, where damaged homes and falling trees were reported.
Storm Laura has left at least 11 dead between Haiti and the Dominican Republic as the region sees severe flooding and strong winds.
Four to eight inches of rainfall is predicted for the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba with life-threatening flash flooding.