Life expectancy in DR is 74 years

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The Dominican Republic is the 27th country of 39 registered by the UN statistics with the lowest life expectancy in the Americas.

Martinique (14th) and Canada (19th) have the highest life expectancy in the Americas with 83 years average for both sexes, according to United Nations data posted on Worldometer and World Population Review.

Countries ranked above the DR are:81 years expectancy. Chile (38)

80 years. Costa Rica (43)

79 years. Puerto Rico (44), the United States (47), Antigua and Barbuda (48)

78 years. Panama (55), Cuba (58), Uruguay (59), Ecuador (61)

77 years. Argentina (64), Barbados (65), French Guiana (67), Colombia (68)

76 years. Peru (72), Aruba (75), Curacao (77), Brazil (82), US Virgin Islands (85)

75 years. Grenada (87), Mexico (92)

74 years. Trinidad & Tobago (96), Nicaragua (97), Belize, Bahamas (102) and the Dominican...

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the picture of the couple on the right pretty much sums up the problem, obesity. I am not sure they are even Dominicans. The older gentleman on the left appears to be healthy