Miss Nicaragua 2018
22 year old Adriana Paniagua was crowned Miss Nicaragua 2018 this past weekend and will represent her country at Miss Universe 2018. The first runner-up was Ingger Zepeda and the second runner-up was Alejandra Pereira. The top 5 were completed by Laura Ramiriez and Belen Espinales. An uproar broke out as contestants claimed that the new queen was favoured by the organizers leading to the withdrawal of two of the delegates.