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Miss World Switzerland 2014

   Aline Morger, 19, from Lucerne was crowned Miss World Switzerland 2014 at the Sektor11 Event Hall in Zürich on July 26. She will represent Switzerland in Miss World 2014 in London, England on December 14. The first runner-up was Dijana Cvijetic and the second runner-up was Anja Koller .

Miss Cameroon 2014

Ngangoum Larissa has been crowned Miss Cameroon, and will be representing her nation at Miss World 2014 in London, England later this year. The 24 year-old was crowned winner at the ‘Palais des Congrès de Yaoundé’ Conference Center on Friday the 25th of July in Yaounde, Cameroon. The first runner-up was Florence Ngasse Epee and the   second runner-up was  Genevieve Abbe.

Miss World Australia 2014

A Brisbane beauty who said she was “the chubby loser kid at school” has been crowned Miss World Australia. Courtney Thorpe, 24, a model, stylist and fashion editor, won the title at a crowning ceremony in Hunter Valley last night. She told Confidential: “It feels amazing. I’m still overwhelmed. I don’t think it’s hit me yet.” But Thorpe said she was not always a beauty queen. The    first runner-up was Alex Hecker and the second runner-up was Laura Jane Corker. Source:, 7/27/2014

Miss Myanmar 2014

YANGON, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar on Saturday selected Sharr Htut Eaindra as a representative to compete in the Miss Universe 2014 beauty pageant.  Yoon Mhi Mhi Kyaw (#16) finished first runner-up, while Shwe Sin Ko Ko (#2) was second runner-up. This will be the second time for Myanmar to compete in the beauty pageant in more than 50 years. Moe Set Wine was crowned in Miss Universe Myanmar 2013, making her the first woman to represent the country in the Miss Universe contest since 1961. Source: Global Post, 7/26/2014

Miss World Fiji 2014

CharleneTafuna'i was crowned Miss World Fiji at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbour last night. She will now represent Fiji to the Miss World International pageant in London in December. Ms Tafuna'i also walked away with People's Choice award and the Beach Beauty Award. Organiser Truman Bradley said Fiji's chance of winning an award at the Miss World International pageant was high. "This is the beginning of the Miss World Fiji journey," Mr Bradley said. "I think we are going to win something, what we will win I am not sure of but there are a lot of events and a lot of opportunities to win something in the Miss World pageant." Mr Bradley said the competition was successful because of the support of the people of Fiji. "This is where we go forward to the main event where we aim to bring Miss World to Fiji in 2017." Asena Rokotuwai was named the First Princess and winner of the Top Model award while Vasiti Radekedeke wa

Another dethroned queen charges Miss America of ageism

From Natalie Christina McGovern's Facebook       Early last week, Natalie Christina McGovern , Ms. Nebraska United States 2014, contacted Critical Beauty to inform us that the dethronement of Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre -  due to the supposed discrepancy in her age - is similar to hers.      Natalie writes: " In light of the Miss Delaware being dethroned and the Miss America age controversy, I have a personal story I'd like to share. I competed for Miss Alliance in 2012, a preliminary for Miss Nebraska, and an hour later was dethroned due to the age clause. Although I was 24 I would be 25 by Miss America. I had been given permission by my director to compete because I asked her if I was eligible to compete since the contract wording was confusing, and she confirmed I was eligible. Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre is not the first to be dethroned over age in the Miss America system."      Natalie gave us permission to repost her story which was originall

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Miss Ireland 2014

Miss Buck Whaleys Jessica Hayes was crowned Miss Ireland 2014 last night at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. The 20-year-old Cork student told the  Sunday World  it was a night she would never forget. Speaking to the newspaper, she said: “I am just so shocked. I am just so, so happy. I entered last year and thought I would not be as nervous this time but I was ten times worse. “I hoped for the best and to get in the top eight was absolutely fantastic but when they announced I had won I just could not believe it. “I am supposed to go back to college to continue my business studies but I think that’s on hold now.” Jessica beat off competition from 35 other contestants, and was chosen by a nine-strong panel of judges, including former Miss Ireland winners Olivia Tracey and Sarah Morrissey , TV3 Xposé presenter Aisling O’Loughlin , Miss World representative Krishna Naidoo and Dublin Housewives star Roz Flanagan .  Source: Sunday World, 7/20/2014

Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2014

South Africa-based Miss Akwa Ibom, Iheoma Nnadi , on Friday night, in Yenagoa got crowned as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria for the year 2014. Ms. Nnadi came out tops amongst the 30 girls who represented 30 Nigerian states at the event, which held at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Ms. Nnadi, who also won the N3 million prize money, and a saloon car, will represent Nigeria at the Miss World beauty pageant holding in the UK later in the year. Miss Edo, Queen Celestine (22) was First Runner-Up and Miss Kwara, Chinyere Adogu (21) was the Second Runner-Up. The First Runner-Up also won the ‘Miss Amity’ prize and will represent Nigeria at the ‘Miss Universe’ beauty pageant. The Second Runner-Up, who also won the ‘Miss Charismatic’ prize, will also represent Nigeria at the ‘Miss Tourism’ beauty pageant later this year. The event that was organised by the Silverbird Group was themed “The Art of Beauty”. Source: Premium Times Nigeria, 7/20

Miss Earth United States 2014

Andre Neu was crowned Miss Earth United States 2014 at Radisson Hotel in Ontario, California. She will now compete in Miss Earth 2014 to be held in November (the venue has still to be announced). Neu was Miss U.S. International 2013 and she represented the U.S. in 2013 Miss International where she placed in the top 15. She has now the distinction of being the first American to hold two major national titles (Miss U.S. International and now Miss Earth United States). The top five from left to right: Miss Air Eli Reyes,  Miss Fire CeCe Camps , Miss Earth U.S. Amanda Neu , Miss Eco-Tourism Lees Daryanne and Miss Water Candie Herrera . At the same event, Sara Platt was crowned Miss Grand U.S. and will compete in Miss Grand International 2014, while Channelle Chacon was crowned Miss United Continents U.S. and will compete in Miss United Continents 2014 pageant later this year. Photo credit: Joey Galon

Miss Jamaica World 2014

Laurie-Ann Chin , 21, was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2014 last night  in Montego Bay Convention Centre.  The 1st runner runner-up was Shellianne Young and the 2nd runner-up was Kimberly Webb .  She will now compete in Miss World 2014 pageant to be held in London on Dec. 14.

Miss United States 2014 is from North Carolina

Elizabeth Safrit of North Carolina was crowned Miss United States 2014 at Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Virginia last Sunday night. At the pageant, it was announced that the winner of Miss United States 2914 will represent the United States in Miss World 2014 to be held in London on December 14. Attending the pageant was the current Miss World, Megan Young. Photos from Facebook.