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Paraguay's Macarena Tomas disqualified from Miss Earth 2022 due to age limit

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Macarena Tomas has been preparing to represent Paraguay at Miss Earth 2022 this November in the Philippines but unfortunately was disqualified due to the age limit. The 29-year-old international aero yoga (aerial yoga) instructor who was named Miss Tierra Paraguay during the Reinas del Paraguay national competition in August, failed the Miss Earth organization's age limit requirement which is 18-28 years of age (until December 2022). There is no confirmation yet whether a new representative will be selected to be sent to this year's Miss Earth edition or too late for it, but as of this writing, Paraguay has been removed from the list of delegates on the pageant's official website. Here's the announcement: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Reinas del Paraguay (@reinasparaguay) Photos: Guillermo Fridman / Reinas del Paraguay

Reinas del Paraguay: Nadia Ferreira crowns Leah Ashmore as Miss Universo Paraguay 2022

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Reinas del Paraguay "Noche de Reinas" was held on Friday, August 26 at Paseo La Galería in Asunción where four winners took home the coveted titles. Last year's titleholder Nadia Ferreira crowned her successor Leah Ashmore as Miss Universo Paraguay 2022 at the end of the event. The Miss Universe 2021 first runner-up was accompanied by her fiancé Marc Anthony in the audience during the show. Hosted by Toto González and Luchi García Rubín, the glittering final aired on Trece (channel 13) featured 14 contestants competing in their swimsuits and evening gowns. Former queens Vivian Benítez (Miss Paraguay 1991) and Yanina González (Miss Universo Paraguay 2004, Miss Universe 2004 3rd runner-up, Miss Earth - Fire 2004) were part of the judging panel. Meet the winners: Miss Universo Paraguay 2022  - Leah Ashmore is a 27-year-old model and former Miss Grand Paraguay. She is in the marketing and communication profession and pursuing studies in marketing and graphic design. Miss Mund

Reinas del Paraguay: Meet the beauties vying for Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth Paraguay 2022

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A new set of Reinas del Paraguay (Queens of Paraguay) who will represent "the heart of South America" at Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth pageants will be crowned on Friday, August 26 at Paseo La Galería in Asunción. After several casting events that took place in the cities of Encarnación Villarrica, Asunción, and Ciudad del Este last June, a total of 14 beauties made it to the final list of official contestants. Four national titles are at stake in the upcoming national competition - Miss Universo Paraguay, Miss Mundo Paraguay, Miss Internacional Paraguay, and Miss Tierra Paraguay 2022. Last year's titleholder, Nadia Ferreira's feat on the global stage sets the bar high for her successors after she finished first runner-up at the 70th Miss Universe - the highest placement that Paraguay has ever achieved in the history of the pageant. Meet this year's 14 official contestants: Elicena Andrada , 27, is a model, a former Miss America Lat

Miss Continentes Unidos 2022: India wins Best in National Costume, Philippines (second), Paraguay (third)

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India's Sushmita Naveen Singh has been announced the winner of the Miss Continentes Unidos 2022 Best in National Costume. The event took place on Monday, August 1 at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Joanna Camelle Mercado of the Philippines placed second while Gretha Matiauda of Paraguay placed third. The 15th edition of the Miss United Continents pageant will be held on Saturday, August 6 at Parque Las Vegas in the city of Portoviejo. A total of 25 contestants will battle it out for the title currently held by Colombia's Anairis Cadavid, who won in 2019. Photos: Organización Miss Continentes Unidos

Miss Grand Paraguay 2022 is Agatha León

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Model and influencer Agatha León was crowned Miss Grand Paraguay 2022 in a glittering competition held last May 7 at Teatro del Hotel Guaraní in Asunción. The 20-year-old beauty from Ciudad del Este in Alto Paraná is a marketing student. She succeeds Jimena Sosa and will now prepare to represent Paraguay at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. Nayeli Portillo, Ailin Adorno, Milenha Montania, and Lorena Roman completed the Top 5 finalists. Photos: Rafael Alvarez Fotógrafo / Miss Grand Paraguay

Miss Universe first runner-up Nadia Ferreira now engaged to musician Marc Anthony

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A few months after going Instagram official, Miss Universe 2021 first runner-up Nadia Ferreira is now engaged with 53-year-old singer-songwriter Marc Anthony. The beauty queen from Paraguay and the Grammy Award winner announced their engagement on Thursday, May 12 during a party in Miami. Prior to the diamond engagement ring reveal on social media, they also went on a trip to the Walt Disney World in Orlando during Nadia's 23rd birthday on Tuesday, May 10. "I am speechless seeing all your messages of so much love and good wishes, thank you very much. What a birthday," Nadia wrote in the caption of the photos she shared on social media. Nadia will be Marc Anthony's fourth marriage after former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez, and model Shannon De Lima. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nadia Ferreira (@nadiatferreira) Photos: Nadia Ferreira / Instagram

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 Universe runner-up Nadia Ferreira visits Dubai for Arab Fashion Week

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Miss Universe 2021 first runner-up Nadia Ferreira has arrived in Dubai, UAE this week to attend the Arab Fashion Week. She also took the chance to visit the Paraguayan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The Paraguayan fashion model and beauty pageant titleholder went blonde while wearing a glittering dress by Amato Couture during the official party with Expedition Magazine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nadia Ferreira (@nadiatferreira) Nadia was also joined by former Miss Universe India Urvashi Rautela, Miss Universe Colombia Laura Olascuaga, American musical group Black Eyed Peas, and Expedition Magazine's Josh Yugen. While in Dubai, she visited the Paraguayan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and shared: "As a national ambassador, I am pleased to visit the Paraguayan Pavilion at Expo Dubai. The largest in the world, in which we are present with our wealth in culture, talents, and dreams of a great nation that stands before the universe." "We

Miss World 2021: Head to Head Challenge winners announced

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After a busy couple of weeks interviewing each contestant in this year's Miss World Head to Head Challenge and the public votes have been tallied, the winners were finally revealed on Thursday, December 9 at the Capitolio De Puerto Rico in San Juan. The winners are contestants from Botswana , Palesa Mofele, Cameroon , Audrey Monkam, Cote D'Ivoire , Olivia Yacé, Nepal , Namrata Shrestha, Nicaragua , Sheynnis Palacios, Paraguay , Bethania Borba, Philippines , Tracy Perez, and Venezuela , Alejandra Conde. Miss World Cayman Islands, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Vietnam were the rest of the Top 16. This year broke records on the Mobstar Voting platform with 1.4 billion views and 70 million votes, making it busier this year than the last few years put together. The Head to Head Challenge winners will automatically advance to the Top 30 in the Miss World 2021 final on Thursday, December 16 at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. Photos: Miss Worl

Miss Universo Paraguay 2021 is Nadia Ferreira

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Nadia Ferreira was officially announced by the Promociones Gloria organization as Miss Universo Paraguay 2021 last August 31. The 22-year-old stunning model and student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business engineering from Villarica succeeds last year's titleholder, Vanessa Castro. "This is a dream come true. I will officially be Paraguay to the eyes of the universe. I can’t help but feel so much happiness and joy for this great honor and for the support, I’m already receiving from a whole country, my country," she shared on social medial. The new Miss Universe Paraguay will represent her country at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) pageant to be held in Eilat, Israel this December. Photo: Promociones Gloria