Leila Lopes: “Miss Universe 2012 will not be in New York”

After the recent rumors by Colombian networks about the possible cancellation the Miss Universe 2012 pageant (which according to the MUO are false and unfounded), news outlets and pageant fanatics are having a field day making up bogus press releases, editing the Wikipedia page or creating even more rumors about this year’s venue. The latest […]

Malaysia’s Miss Universe representative deemed as “too white”

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 12 — A recent article dubbing reigning Miss Universe Malaysia Kimberley Leggett as “too white” has angered young women, who told Bikyamasr.com the international media “does not really understand Malaysia or our people.” Chinese-Malay Sohar, 20, believes people arguing that a Malaysian is “too white” need to look closer at the country’s […]

Miss Rio Grande do Sul Latina 2013

Miss Rio Grande do Sul Latina 2013 was crowned in Novo Hamburgo on August 11, and the winner was Júlia Guerra, from Soledade. The 1st runner-up was Miss Santa Maria, Vitória Bisognin (R), and the 2nd runner-up was Miss Gramado, Ronédi Enfroff. Júlia will compete in Miss Brazil Latina 2013, in Recife, in October. The national winner […]

Miss Supranational Suriname 2012

20-year old Periskia Laing, from Paramaribo, was crowned Miss Supranational Suriname 2012 held at the Torarica hotel on August 12th. Laing also won the special awards of Miss Photogenic and Best in Bikini. She will represent the South American country in the 2012 Miss Supranational finals in Sopot, Poland, September 15th. Gloria Naarendorp was crowned […]

Miss Venezuela 2012 first winners

The annual “Gala de la Belleza” of the Miss Venezuela competition, now renamed “Gala Interactiva (Interactive Gala)” took place on August 11th at the Venevision studios in Caracas.  The first titles were awarded: All-Round Beauty: Alyz Henrich, Falcon Best presence: Maria Teresa Solano, Barinas Miss Natural: Claudia Baratta, Merida Miss Personality: Nohedy Olivares, Zulia Most […]

Miss Universe Lithuania 2012

Greta Mikalauskytė (19), from Siauliai, has been chosen to represent Lithuania at the Miss Universe 2012 competition to be held in December. Greta, standing 174 m tall, was the 1st runner-up at the Miss Lithuania competition held earlier this year. According to the report, published by lrytas.lt, Greta will travel to the United States in […]

Miss British Virgin Islands 2012

Sharie de Castro (photo) was crowned Miss British Virgin Islands 2012 at an event held at the Multipurpose Sports Complex on Sunday, August 5th. De Castro, who also won the awards of Miss Congeniality, People’s Choice, Best Talent, Best Promotional Speech, Best Interview, Miss Intellect and Miss Poised, will represent the British Virgin Islands in […]