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Miss International Puerto Rico

Miss International Puerto Rico
Formation 1960
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters San Juan
Location
Membership
Miss International
Official language
Spanish
President
Fernando Oquendo Vega

Miss International Puerto Rico (previously called Miss Puerto Rico) is a national beauty pageant in Puerto Rico.

History

The first Puerto Rican delegate in Miss International was Carmen Sara Látimer, sent in 1960. Since 1960, Puerto Rico has produced two winners (Laurie Simpson in 1987 and Valerie Hernandez in 2014), one 3rd runner-up and ten semi-finalists. The Miss Puerto Rico pageant had the Miss International franchise from 1960 to 1997, after a two-year hiatus, a new pageant was created called Miss Puerto Rico Turismo that sent representatives until 2007 when a new organization acquired the franchise (Creative Options Inc. – Fernando Oquendo Vega).

Representatives

The Miss International[1] pageant began in 1960 and since then Puerto Rico has had 13 representatives classify in the finals including: 2 winners, 1 runner-up and 10 semi-finalists.

For a complete list of the representatives to Miss International

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The winner of Miss International Puerto Rico represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.

Year Miss International Puerto Rico Placement Special Awards
2017 Beverly Marie Rodriguez De Leon Did not compete
2016 Gabriela Berríos Pagán
2015 Wilmary Monción Román
2014 Valerie Hernández Matías Miss International 2014
2013 Ashley Beth Pérez Calderón Top 15
2012 Ashley Michelle Ruiz Rodríguez
2011 Desiree Del Rio De Jesús 3rd Runner-up Miss Active
2010 Aideliz Hidalgo Betances Top 15
2009 Mónica Cristina Pastrana González
2008 Miriam Pabón Carrión Top 12
2007 Haydil Rivera Escobales Top 15
2006 Sharon Haydée Gómez Díaz Top 12
2005 Dinorah Collazo
2004 Meredith Herrera Morales
2003 Dignelis Taymí Jiménez Hernández
2002 Mariela Lugo Marín
2001 Lorena Otero Pérez
2000 Rosiveliz Diaz Rodriguez
1998 Jacqueline Negrón Did not compete
1997 Ymak Farah Fagundo Soto Top 15
1996 Lydia Guzmán López
1995 Maria Del Rocío Arroyo Rivera
1994 Alice Mercedes Lee
1993 Brenda Esther Robles Cortés
1992 Dayanara Torres Delgado Top 15
1991 Lizaura Quiñones Torres
1990 Ana Rosa Brito Suárez
1989 Michele Cotto
1988 Yolanda Martínez
1987 Laurie Tamara Simpson Rivera Miss International 1987
1986 Elizabeth Robison Latalladi Top 15
1984 Sandra Beauchamp Roche Did not compete
1977 Marta Hernández Miss Photogenic
1976 Yvonne Torres García Top 15
1975 Gladys Salgado Castillo
1972 Miriam López Miss Congeniality
1971 Doris L. Morales
1968 Elsa Maria Schroeder Méndez
1967 Maria Felisa Seda
1965 Iraida Palacios
1964 Zoé Sandra Foy Santiago
1963 Aida Mercado Cordero Top 15
1962 Agnes Toro Garratón
1961 Ivette Monagas
1960 Carmen Sara Látimer

See also

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