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Miss World 2021 Top 40: Puerto Rico, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam

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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 Puerto Rico, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, and Vietnam: PUERTO RICO - Aryam Diaz - Aryam is studying Journalism and is currently working as a TV Presenter and a Model, she would like to pursue a Master’s Degree and work as a TV Journalist. She enjoys writing poetry and enjoys telling stories, reading, and traveling around Puerto Rico. Her favorite film is ‘Avatar’ and she enjoys listening to Electronic and Jazz music. Aryam’s Beauty with a Purpose “Para esto Naci” (I was Born For This) works with low-income children in Puerto Rico, most of whom are orphans or children without family support. The children are offered free courses in self-esteem, catwalk, crafts, diction, acting, and photography. Aryam’s goal is to teach children a sense of responsibility, toleranc

Trinidad and Tobago's Jeanine Brandt releases statement on controversial Miss World video

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Reigning Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Jeanine Brandt released an official statement on the controversial video clip of her presentation for the 70th Miss World Beauty With A Purpose Head to Head Challenge that circulated on social media. The beauty queen claimed thousands of children in Trinidad and Tobago live in poverty, sleep on cold grounds in makeshift homes, and have limited or no access to running water, food, school, and healthcare. Her critics complained it was an inaccurate portrayal of life in the dual-island Caribbean nation. "Over the past two years, I have worked assiduously through my NGO The Brandt Beauty Foundation to aid and support underprivileged communities. My intention was never to portray our twin-island nation in a negative light or to bring ill repute to the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Franchise," she said in her official statement. The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organization also expressed full support to Jeannie and were disheartened over