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Reina Hispanoamericana

Reina Hispanoamericana
Formation1991
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersSanta Cruz
Location
Official language
Spanish
President
Gloria de Limpias
Website[www.promocionesgloria.com]

Reina Hispanoamericana (Hispanic American Queen) is an annual beauty pageant celebrating Hispanic heritage, language and culture, started in 1991 as Reina Sudamericana (South American Queen), is based in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Up to 2003 the participants were restricted to the 10 countries in South America; in 2004 participants from Panama and Costa Rica in Central America were invited; and in 2006 participants from the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Portugal & Spain joined. In 2007 Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras & United States were added, and the name changed to Reina Hispanoamericana. In 2008, Curaçao and Haiti were added. In 2017, the Philippines, Canada, and Australia were added,

The pageant is organized by Promociones Gloria, based in Bolivia. More than 20 contestants participate every year.

The current Reina Hispanoamericana is Nariman Battikha of Venezuela who was crowned on 4 November 2018 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Titleholders

Edition Reina Hispanoamericana Country/Territory Virreina Hispanoamericana Country/Territory Venue
1991 Patricia Godói  Brazil Vivian Benítez  Paraguay Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1992 Francis Gago  Venezuela Raquel Chaparro  Colombia Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1993 Paola Vintimilla  Ecuador Savka Pollak  Chile Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1994 Liliana González  Paraguay Solange Pastor  Venezuela Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1995 Carolina Taís Müller  Brazil María Auxiliadora González  Venezuela Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1996 Helga Bauer (Dethroned)  Bolivia Tonka Tomicic (new Virreina)  Chile Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Gabriela Vergara (Successor)  Venezuela
1997 Patricia Fuenmayor  Venezuela Verónica Larrieu  Bolivia Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1998 Susana Barrientos  Bolivia Daira Lambis  Venezuela Santa Cruz, Bolivia
1999 Jenny Vaca Paz  Bolivia Karen Larrea  Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2000 Ligia Petit  Venezuela Natalia Figueras  Uruguay Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2001 María Rocío Stevenson  Colombia Norelys Rodríguez  Venezuela Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2002 Marcela Ruete  Ecuador Irene Aguilera  Bolivia Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2003 Cecília Valarini  Brazil María Fernanda Tóndolo  Venezuela Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2004 Tania Domanickzy  Paraguay Mónica Jaramillo  Colombia Cochabamba, Bolivia
2005 Diana Milena Cepeda  Colombia Priscila Del Salto  Ecuador Cochabamba, Bolivia
2006 Francine Eickemberg  Brazil Ana María Ortíz  Bolivia Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2007 Massiel Taveras  Dominican Republic Jane De Sousa Borges  Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2008 Laura Zúñiga (Dethroned)  Mexico Gabriela Rejala (new Virreina)  Paraguay Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Vivian Noronha (Successor)  Brazil
2009 Adriana Vasini  Venezuela Sandra Vinces  Ecuador Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2010 Caroline Medina  Venezuela Egni Eckert  Paraguay Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2011 Evalina Van Putten  Curacao María Jesús Matthei  Chile Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2012 Sarodj Bertin  Haiti Juliana Sampaio  Spain Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2013 María Alejandra López  Colombia Yaritza Reyes  Dominican Republic Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2014 Romina Rocamonje  Bolivia Vanessa López  Mexico Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2015 Sofía del Prado  Spain Laura Leticia Garcete Riveros (Dethroned)  Paraguay Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Digene Marilyn Zimmerman (new Virreina)  Aruba
2016 Maria Camila Soleibe  Colombia Magdalena Chiprés  Mexico Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2017 Teresita Marquez  Philippines Akisha Albert  Curaçao Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2018 Nariman Battikha  Venezuela Isabela Pandini  Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Countries/Territory

Country/Territory Titles Winning Year(s)
 Venezuela 7 1992, 1996[B], 1997, 2000, 2009, 2010, 2018
 Brazil 5 1991, 1995, 2003, 2006, 2008[B]
 Bolivia 4 1996[A], 1998, 1999, 2014
 Colombia 2001, 2005, 2013, 2016
 Ecuador 2 1993, 2002
 Paraguay 1994, 2004
 Philippines 1 2017
 Spain 2015
 Haiti 2012
 Curacao 2011
 Mexico 2008[A]
 Dominican Republic 2007[A]

Notes
A Dethroned
B Took over title

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