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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