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Mexicana Universal Sinaloa 2022 is Carolina Pérez Martínez

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Carolina Pérez Martínez was crowned Mexicana Universal Sinaloa 2022 on Friday, November 18 at Modular Inés Arredondo (MIA) in Culiacán. The 26-year-old hotel and tourism management graduate will now prepare to represent the state of Sinaloa at the Mexicana Universal 2023 pageant. "When dreams are bigger than fears, nothing is impossible. I dreamed about this moment a thousand and one times and it came true. Once again I proved to myself what I am capable of, I am so happy and proud because all my hard work and dedication paid off," she wrote in a statement on social media. Mexicana Universal is a national pageant established in 2018 and is responsible for selecting Mexico's delegates to Miss Universe, Miss International, and Reina Hispanoamericana. Headed by former Miss Universe Lupita Jones, the competition replaced Nuestra Belleza México which was first held in 1994. Meet the new Mexicana Universal Sinaloa: View this post on Instagram A post shared b

Miss Orb International 2022 is Camila Canto of Mexico

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A 22-year-old model and aspiring actress from Mexico, Camila Canto, was crowned Miss Orb International 2022 during the inaugural edition of the international pageant held on Tuesday, August 30 in San José, Costa Rica. Nicaragua's Mariela Cerros was named first runner-up while Venezuela's Grecia Bitchachi finished as second runner-up. The representatives from Peru, Flavia Montes, and Colombia, Luisa Gonzalez were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 10 were Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Denmark, and the USA. "We made it Mexico," the newly crowned Miss Orb International wrote in a statement on social media after winning her title. "Thank you for the support and for being my support in this adventure my beautiful people. There is no doubt that dreams come true when one works and fights for them. Proud to have raised my country and everything it represents. I love you. Never stop dreaming," she added. Camila is no stranger to pageantry

Miss Grand Mexico 2022 is Laysha Salazar

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Laysha Anaili Salazar Ocejo was officially announced as Miss Grand Mexico 2022 in a special ceremony held on Thursday, August 25 at the Victoria Hall of the Los Lagos Country Club in Hermosillo. The 19-year-old beauty hails from the city of Hermosillo, in the center of the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. She is pursuing a degree in entertainment business management. Previously owned by the Miss Mexico Organization, the license for Miss Grand Mexico has now been taken over by Venezuelan businessman Flavio Falsiroli. The newly appointed Miss Grand Mexico is no stranger to pageantry. In 2021, she was named Miss Teen Universe Mexico and went on to compete in the Miss Teen Universe pageant in Nicaragua where she placed in the Top 10. Laysha will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. View this post on Instagram A post shared by @missgrandmexico.oficial Photos: Daniel Alonso / Miss Grand Mexico

Mister Supranational 2022: Cuba, Korea, Mexico, Spain and Vietnam bested Top Model competition

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The Mister Supranational 2022 Top Model competition took place on Friday, July 8 at Hotel Beskid, in the city of Nowy Sacz, Poland. Over 30 supra men hit the Top Model runway wearing fashion outfits they had to prepare themselves. Cuba's Luis Daniel Gálvez,  Korea's Han Jung-wan, Mexico's Moises Peñaloza, Spain's Manuel Ndele & Vietnam's Bui Xuan Dat were the judges' choices for the Top 5. One of them will be named Mister Supranational 2022 Top Model and will advance to the Top 20 in the final competition next Saturday, July 16. The representatives of Argentina, Angel Olaya, France, Pierre Bondon, Peru, Nicola Roberto, Philippines, RaÉd Fernandez Al-Zghayér, and Puerto Rico, Heriberto Rivera completed the Top 10. Cuba Korea Mexico Spain Vietnam Photos: Mister Supranational

Miss Supranational 2022: India, Mexico, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Jamaica and Malaysia compete for talent

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The Miss Supranational 2022 talent competition took place on Saturday, July 2 at Hotel Czarny Potok Resort SPA & Conference in Krynica Zdrój. Finalists from India, Ritika Khatnani, Mexico, Regina González, Indonesia, Adinda Cresheilla, Japan, Rina Okada, Philippines, Alison Black, Jamaica, Carisa Peart, and Malaysia, Melisha Lin, showcased their talents during the event. The winner from this round will advance to the final competition at Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Nowy Sącz on July 15. Photos: Miss Supranational

Mister Supranational Mexico 2022 is Moisés Peñaloza of Tamaulipas

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Moisés Peñaloza was named Mister Supranational Mexico 2022 in a national competition held at the Teatro Galerías in Guadalajara, Jalisco on Sunday, June 12. The 30-year-old electronics engineer, who hails from Tamaulipas, is an actor, TV host, and athlete. He bested 26 other contestants to win his title. Said Reza of Coahuila and Felipe Alvarez of Veracruz were the first and second runners-up, respectively, while the representatives of Tlaxcala, Paco Flores, and Jalisco, Jesus Esparza completed the Top 5 finalists. Reigning Mister Supranational Varo Vargas from Peru was a special guest at the event. The new Mister Supranational Mexico will join Miss Supranational Mexico 2022 Regina González in representing their country at the Miss Supranational and Mister Supranational 2022 competitions in Poland this July. "I have always believed in work, discipline, passion, time, but above all love, it is very important to enjoy and do what you really like, never take your finger off the line,

Mexicana Universal 2022: Irma Miranda of Sonora to represent Mexico at Miss Universe 2022

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Irma Miranda, representative of the state of Sonora, was crowned Mexicana Universal 2022 (Miss Universe Mexico 2022) at the Centro de Convenciones de San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosi Convention Center) on Saturday, May 21. The 25-year-old TV host and business administration graduate bested 31 other contestants to win her title. She succeeds Débora Hallal of Sinaloa and will represent Mexico at Miss Universe 2022 later this year. Itzía Garcia of Colima clinched the title Mexicana International 2023 (Miss International Mexico 2023) and will be sent to next year's Miss International pageant in Japan. Diana Robles of Guanajuato and Verónica Gamboa of Nayarit were named Mexicana Hispanoamericana 2022 and Mexicana Latinoamericana 2023, respectively, while Mayra Valencia of Nuevo León became first runner-up. "Follow your dreams, don't let anyone limit you, let no one tell you who to be, much less who to become," the new Miss Universe Mexico shared on social media after winni

Former Miss World Vanessa Ponce de Leon ties the knot in California

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THE SECRET IS OUT | Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon has recently got married in California, USA. The Mexican beauty took to social media to share several photos with her mystery husband from the wedding that took place in Carmel Valley. One secret remains as of this writing, who is he? Email us the tip! Former Miss World America, Miss World runner-up, and now reigning Miss Earth Air, Marisa Butler, was also present during the important occasion. Marisa took to her social media account and wrote: "Now that the secret is out… CONGRATULATIONS to one of the most beautiful souls I have ever met on this new and exciting journey!" "From zipping up your Miss World competition evening gown to tying you into your wedding gown - you can always count on me to have your back! I love you [Vanessa Ponce de Leon]." Vanessa replied in a comment: "Thanks for walking with me and loving me no matter how crazy I am! I love you." On December 8, 2018, Vanessa made history

Miss Supranational Mexico 2022 is Regina González Salman

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Miss Mexico Organization has officially announced Regina González Salman as Miss Supranational Mexico 2022 on Thursday, February 10 via social media. The 19-year-old is a graphic designer and student of industrial engineering and business innovation. She was previously designated as Miss Quintana Roo and competed during last year's Miss Mexico where she placed as first runner-up. Regina will now prepare to represent her country at the Miss Supranational 2022 pageant, possibly to be held this July in Poland. In a post on her official page, she happily shared the news and expressed her determination to bring the first-ever Miss Supranational title back to her country. Photos: Andrei Sansores Art / Miss Mexico Organization

Miss World 2021 Top 40: Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland

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The Miss World 2021 Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico to compete for the 70th Miss World final at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan on March 16. Meet the semi-finalists from Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Paraguay, Philippines, and Poland: MEXICO - Karolina Vidales - After graduating in Marketing and International Business, Karolina is currently working as an International Model and Tourism Ambassador. Her dream job would be to work for the United Nations Children’s Fund. She enjoys painting, photography, cooking, and roller skating and has a talent for singing and writing. Karolina’s favorite book is, ‘The Alchemist’ by Paolo Coehlo, and ‘Forrest Gump’ is her favorite film. Karolina’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Cue Michoacan” is an initiative that supports indigenous children in Michoacan who are subject to abuse, discrimination, poverty, and illiteracy. The project started in the region of La Cienega bringing homeless children educational worksh

Miss World 2021: Mexico's Karolina Vidales wins Sports Challenge

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Karolina Vidales of Mexico was announced the winner of the Miss World 2021 Sports Challenge and will now automatically earn a place at the semi-final. Hugrún Birta Egilsdóttir of Iceland placed second while both the representatives of Guinea-Bissau, Itchacénia Da Costa, and Ireland, Pamela Uba placed third. The 70th Miss World final competition will be held this Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo: Miss World

Andrea Meza stuns in Michael Cinco ballgown during Miss Universe farewall walk

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Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza gave an emotional farewell walk before crowning India's Harnaaz Sandhu during the 70th Miss Universe final held in Eilat, Israel on Sunday, December 12. The Mexican beauty looked like a real-life princess in a couture plum ballgown by Michael Cinco, a Filipino fashion designer based in Dubai, during her final walk as Miss Universe. "What a journey this has been. I’m so glad and proud to be part of Miss Universe history," Andrea shared. "I am Andrea Meza, the third Mexican Miss Universe. Forever Miss Universe 2020," she added. Following her reign, Andrea will be working for Telemundo, an American Spanish-language television network that broadcasts programs and original content aimed at Latin American audiences in the United States and worldwide. The 27-year-old former Miss Universe also has a congratulatory message for the newly crowned queen. "You are part of this history, this family, and this legacy. Enjoy this journey and m

Reigning Miss Universe Andrea Meza visits holy sites in Israel

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The reigning Miss Universe from Mexico, Andrea Meza, toured around Israel ahead of the upcoming 70th Miss Universe competition to be held in the country this December. Her itinerary included a visit to holy sites in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday, November 17. Amid boycott calls and pressures on contestants, Israel pushes through its historic hosting of the Miss Universe pageant in Eilat. Over 70 beauties from around the world will soon arrive to compete for the prestigious title. According to Andrea, the pageant shouldn’t be politicized. The Mexican beauty will relinquish her crown on December 12 in the southern Israeli resort city. "Everyone with different beliefs, with different backgrounds, with different cultures, they all come together and when you are in there you forget about politics, about your religion," she told the press. Photos: Gilad Tidhar Photography / Miss Universe

Reina Hispanoamericana 2021 is Andrea Bazarte, back-to-back win for Mexico

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Andrea Bazarte of Mexico bested 26 other contestants to be crowned Reina Hispanoamericana 2021 in a gleaming competition held on Saturday, October 30 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The 28-year-old model who holds a degree in marketing was able to achieve a historic back-to-back win for her country. She succeeds her fellow Mexican, Regina Peredo. Panama's Ana Lucia Tejeria was named Virreina Hispanoamericana 2021 while Colombia's Maria Alejandra Vengoechea and Venezuela's Andrea Romero were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The beauties from the Philippines, Emmanuelle Vera, Brazil, Bruna Zanardo, and Portugal, Theresa Matos, completed the Top 7 finalists. Finishing the Top 12 semi-finalists were the representatives from Bolivia, Carolina Fernández, Chile, Paula Hernandez, Haiti, Winy Lundi, Puerto Rico, Auda López, and Dominican Republic, Karibel Pérez. Reina Hispanoamericana is a competition founded in 1991 as Reina Sudamericana. It is participated by de

Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza returns home to Mexico

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Andrea Meza has finally returned to Mexico for the first time after being crowned the 69th Miss Universe in Florida last May. Wearing a black ensemble, the beauty queen arrived in her home country after over four hours flight from JFK in New York to Mexico City on Monday, July 5. Former Miss Universe Lupita Jones graciously welcomed her at the airport along with a large group of journalists and eager fans. "I come with a pretty busy tour. I am happy to return to Mexico, I come with all the interest to generate conversation, to speak with various organizations about gender violence, violence against women. It is vital to talk about it," she said. Photos: Mexicana Universal Organización / Facebook

Miss Mexico 2021 is Karolina Vidales of Michoacán

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Michoacán representative Karolina Vidales was crowned Miss Mexico 2021 at Lago Di Como in Chihuahua on Saturday, July 3. The 24-year-old beauty holds a bachelor's degree in business administration. She bested 31 other contestants from across Mexico to win the national competition.  Karolina will represent her country at Miss World 2021 to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. Jalisco's Mariana Macías was named Miss Mexico Grand 2021 and will be sent to the Miss Grand International 2021 later this year. Previous winners, Ashley Alvídrez Estrada and Angela Yuriar crowned their respective successors at the end of the event. The reigning Miss Grand International, USA's Abena Appiah has attended the glittering competition. Photos: Miss Mexico Organization / Facebook

Miss Universe 2020 Andrea Meza attends 'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' special screening

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Andrea Meza has attended the special screening of the 2021 American action comedy film "The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard" at Crosby Street Hotel in New York on Monday, June 14. Directed by Patrick Hughes, the film is a sequel to "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (2017) and features Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Richard E. Grant reprising their roles, with Frank Grillo, Tom Hopper, Antonio Banderas, and Morgan Freeman joining the cast. Styled by fashion stylist Emma Pritchard, the reigning Miss Universe from Mexico wore a Mac Duggal dress with shoes and bag by Giuseppe Zanotti and Piper & Skye, respectively. Andrea was also joined by Miss USA 2020 Asya Danielle Branch at the premiere night event. Photo: Andrea Meza / Instagram

Miss Universe Mexico 2021 is Debora Hallal

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Mexicana Universal Organización has been officially named Debora Hallal as Miss Universe Mexico 2021 on Monday, May 31. The 24-year-old beauty who hails from Los Mochis holds a degree in business administration. She represented Sinaloa in Mexicana Universal 2020 competition where she placed first runner-up. Debora succeeded Andrea Meza, who was crowned Miss Universe 2020 last month in Florida, USA. The newly appointed Miss Universe Mexico will try to pull off a back-to-back win for her country in the 70th Miss Universe pageant (Miss Universe 2021) on a date and venue yet to be announced. Photos: Mexicana Universal Organización

69th Miss Universe Andrea Meza kicks off media week

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Mexico's Andrea Meza has officially kicked off her media week as the new Miss Universe after winning the prestigious international competition in Hollywood, Florida on Sunday, May 16. The 26-year-old has already left the sunshine state for New York where she will be based for the duration of her reign. She has now embarked on her new journey representing the Miss Universe brand and the social causes supported by the organization. “I am so honored to have been selected among the 73 other amazing women I stood with tonight,” Andrea said shortly after winning her title. “It is a dream come true to wear the Miss Universe crown, and I hope to serve the world through my advocacy for equality in the year to come and beyond,” she added. Photos: hoy Día, Andrea Meza / Instagram

Mexico's Andrea Meza wins 69th Miss Universe

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Andrea Meza of Mexico was crowned as the 69th Miss Universe in a glittering competition held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, USA on Sunday, May 16. She succeeds Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa. The 26-year-old beauty who hails from Chihuahua bested 73 other delegates from around the world to win the third Miss Universe title for her country. She previously placed first runner-up at Miss World 2017 pageant. Julia Gama of Brazil was named first runner-up while Janick Maceta of Peru finished second runner-up. Adline Castelino of India and Kimberly Jiménez of the Dominican Republic were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. Completing the Top 10 were the delegates from Australia, Maria Thattil, Costa Rica, Ivonne Cerdas, Jamaica, Miqueal-Symone Williams, Puerto Rico, Estefanía Soto, and Thailand, Amanda Obdam. The rest of the Top 21 were from Argentina, Alina Luz Akselrad, Colombia, Laura Olascuaga, Curacao, Chantal Wiertz, France, Amandine Petit