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71st Miss Universe 2nd runner-up Andreína Martínez meets President Luis Abinader

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Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2022 Andreína Martínez Founier had the chance to meet with her country's President Luis Abinader and the First Lady after placing third at Miss Universe 2022. Their meeting happened at the national leader's official residence, the Palacio Nacional in Santo Domingo, following Andreína's homecoming from the recently concluded 71st Miss Universe competition in New Orleans. The 25-year-old was able to achieve a well-deserved Top 3 placement during the Miss Universe final show on January 14. Her highly celebrated second runner-up finish at Miss Universe 2022 was the Dominican Republic's highest placement since 2009. "What an honor it was to be received by Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic, and by our beloved First Lady," she posted on social media. "I am excited about the possibility of working together for the well-being of our youth and I also see this as an opportunity to continue supporting those young Domi

The Miss Globe 2022 is Anabel Payano of Dominican Republic

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Anabel Payano Pichardo of the Dominican Republic was crowned The Miss Globe 2022 in a glittering show held on Saturday, October 15 at the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Skanderberg Square, Tirana, Albania. The 19-year-old professional model beat 49 other contestants to win the coveted title. She succeeds last year's winner from the Philippines, Maureen Montagne. Anamaria Babau of the United Arab Emirates was named first runner-up while Drita Ziri of Albania, Thanawan Wigg of Thailand, and Lam Thu Hong of Vietnam were announced as the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Rounding out the Top 15 semi-finalists were Heloisa Godinho (Brazil), Sofia Donado (Colombia), Nella Cheves Serano (Costa Rica), Sirel Saad (Estonia), Prisca Abah (Ghana), Anastasija Aleksejevska (Latvia), Natasha Stefanovic (Montenegro), Chelsea Fernandez (Philippines), Patrycja Krzywon (Poland), and Argi Annisil (Venezuela). This year's competition hosted by Albanian TV personality Arjo

Miss Teen Mundial 2022 is Mariona Juncosa Ramírez from the Dominican Republic

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Mariona Juncosa Ramírez of the Dominican Republic was crowned Miss Teen Mundial 2022 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, July 30 in San Salvador, El Salvador. The 16-year-old model and student succeeds last year's winner from Peru, Solana Costa. Leylani Leyton of Nicaragua and Da-Xia'N Philipa of Curacao were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The representatives from Bonaire, Puerto Rico, and Chile completed the Top 6 finalists. A total of 29 countries participated in the international competition for teens. Photos: Miss Teen Mundial

Miss Grand Dominican Republic 2022 is Jearmanda Ramos

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A  22-year-old real estate agent, Jearmanda Ramos, has been officially announced as Miss Grand Dominican Republic 2022. Jearmanda hails from the province of Puerto Plata and holds a bachelor's degree in international business. She will now prepare to represent the Dominican Republic at the 10th Miss Grand International competition to be held in Indonesia this October. Photos: Eury Ricardo Photography / Miss Grand Republica Dominicana

Miss República Dominicana Universo 2021 is Andreína Martinez

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Andreína Martinez, representative of the Dominican community of the US, was crowned Miss República Dominicana Universo 2021 (Miss Dominican Republic Universe) on Sunday, November 7 at the Salón de Eventos Sambil in Santo Domingo. The 24-year-old beauty bested 14 other finalists to win the national competition. She succeeds Miss República Dominicana Universo 2020 and Miss Universe Top 5 finalist, Kimberly Jiménez. Miss Azua, Debbie Áflalo settled with a first runner-up finish while Miss Lavega, Yamilex Hernández was named the second runner-up. Miss Samaná, Elianny Capellán, and Miss La Romana, Érika Silverio, were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Dominican Republic holds a degree in psychology and Latin American studies. She is currently the operations coordinator of the Women's Equality Center in New York. "There is a saying that says 'it takes a village to raise a child' well to make a queen it takes two. I want to thank all those

Miss Mundo Dominicana 2021 is Emmy Peña

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Miss Duarte, Emmy Peña, was crowned Miss Mundo Dominicana 2021 (Miss World Dominican Republic) in a glistening national pageant held at the Barceló Grand Resort in Punta Cana on Saturday, September 4. The 24-year-old professional model from Duarte province bested 24 other beauties to win the competition. She succeeds Alba Marie Blair and will represent the Dominican Republic at the 70th Miss World pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. As her Beauty with a Purpose project, Emmy is celebrating the diversity of people, especially those with Down Syndrome. Her mission is to educate to destroy prejudice and the myth that this condition has limits. Photos: Stanley De la Cruz