"I have always thought of doing something for others; now I am focused on helping women in my country," says award-winning chef Maria Marte. Full Story
"I invite you to overcome polarization, interests or particular inclinations and to think only about the millions... who deserve a future of peace," President Danilo Medina said. Full Story
The Dominican Republic has one of Latin America's highest rates of maternal mortality, with 106 deaths for every 100,000 births.