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Cayman Islands Government drops Miss Universe franchise

The Cayman Islands Minister for Tourism and Transport, Hon. Kenneth Bryan officially announced the government's decision to drop the national license for Miss Universe Cayman Islands. According to the minister, the local committee was consulted before notifying the Miss Universe Organization. Future uncertainties due to the changes being implemented by MUO were hinted at as the reasons for their decision. While first runner-up and 70th Miss Universe representative Chloe Powery-Doxey is expected to be officially crowned as Miss Universe Cayman Islands this March, it is still unknown who will take over the franchise or when the country will be back to the Miss Universe pageant. "I am hopeful that a private sector entity will step up and take over the franchise, because, in addition to offering tremendous empowerment opportunities for young women, it also allows them to act as positive role models for other young women, and represent the Cayman Islands as a cultural ambassador,&q

Chloe Powery-Doxey to represent Cayman Islands at 71st Miss Universe

Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 first runner-up Chloe Powery-Doxey has been confirmed to represent the Cayman Islands at the 71st Miss Universe pageant. The 25-year-old coach and Women of Valor Basketball Club alumna from the district of George Town replaced the national winner, Tiffany Conolly, who is currently facing legal proceedings related to assault, property damage, and disorderly conduct. As is customary, if for any reason a queen is unable to complete her reign or perform her duties, the first runner-up shall take over. The upcoming Miss Universe edition will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on January 14. Meet the new Miss Universe Cayman Islands: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Cayman Islands Universe🇰🇾 (@officialmissuniversecayman) Photos:  Maggie Jackson , AJConolly Photography RELATED POSTS: Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 is Tiffany Conolly Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 is Lea

Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 is Leanni Tibbetts

Leanni Tibbetts of George Town was crowned Miss World Cayman Islands 2022 on Saturday, September 24 at Harquail Theatre. The 25-year-old aviation management graduate is a pilot and sub-lieutenant at the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps. Apart from winning her national title, she was also awarded Miss Photogenic, Best in Sports, Best in Island Couture, and Best in Interview. Melissa Bridgemohan and Latoya Jackson were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Deverlee Ramos Bodden and Angelique Copeland were the rest of the finalists. The new Miss World Cayman Islands is also an environmental conservation advocate who lives by the saying "Be the change" and she intends to use her platform to empower women, especially those in abusive situations, and to highlight environmental initiatives. Leanni succeeded last year's titleholder Rashana Hydes and will now prepare to represent the Cayman Islands at the 71st Miss World pageant. View this post on Ins

Miss Teen Cayman Islands 2022 is Brianna Livingston

Brianna Livingston was crowned Miss Teen Cayman Islands 2022 on Saturday, August 20 at Lions Community Centre in George Town. The 18-year-old anti-body shaming advocate from Bodden Town succeeds last year's winner Asaiah Thomas. She is the daughter of former Miss Teen Cayman Islands Donna Bush who won in 1984. West Bay's Keanna Kelly, 16, and DeShae Cann, 15, were named the first and second runners-up, respectively. Lexi Gould and Janelle Wood were the rest of the five contestants. This year's competition themed "Blooming with Grace" was the 41st edition of the Miss Teen Cayman Islands pageant. Prizes for the winner include a scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands. The pageant promotes young ladies between 15 and 18 to become independent, more involved in the community, gain confidence, improve on public speaking, and provide a platform to become role models for Caymans youth. "The weeks leading up to today hav

Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 is Tiffany Conolly

Tiffany Conolly was crowned Miss Universe Cayman Islands 2022 on Saturday, August 6 at The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa. The 24-year-old beauty from West Bay triumphed over seven other contestants to win the national title. Chloe Powery-Doxey and Hayley Grizzel were the first and second runners-up, respectively. Last year's winner Georgina Kerford, who competed during the 70th Miss Universe pageant in Eilat, Israel, relinquished her reign at the end of the event. The new Miss Universe Cayman Islands will represent the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory in the western Carribean, at Miss Universe 2022 later this year. Tifanny enjoys painting, singing, interior designing, and playing sports. Her extracurricular activities include fundraising, volunteering, mental health advocation, artistic makeup, fashion design, modeling, puppetry, and dance. Photos: Miss Universe Cayman Islands

Miss World Cayman Islands 2021 is Rashana Hydes

The 3rd annual Miss World Cayman Islands pageant took place on Saturday, May 29 at the Harquail Theatre, George Town in Grand Cayman. Rashana Hydes bested four other beauties to be crowned Miss World Cayman Islands 2021. She succeeded Miss World Cayman Islands 2019 Jaci Patrick. The 24-year-old mental health advocate from West Bay holds a bachelor's degree in hospitality management. She can be described as ambitious, fair-minded, and artistic, who is passionate about various forms of creative expression. Sydonie Barrett and Alyssa West were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Krista Ebanks and Jesika Calderin-Ebanks completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss World Cayman Islands will be sent to compete at the Miss World 2021 pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico later this year. "It’s still a little surreal, but a few days later it’s now starting to sink in. The hours of effort, the practice, the support, the encouragement, and the grace of God made this possible,