Marisol Malaret Contreras, Miss Universe 1970, has died at the age of 73. Marisol made history by being the first Puerto Rican and Caribbean woman to be crowned Miss Universe.
The Puerto Rican newspapers El Nuevo Dia and Primera Hora confirmed the news earlier today. No details about her death have been announced.
After her reign, Marisol pursued a career in publishing and became the editor-in-chief of Caras Magazine, a beauty, fashion and lifestyle magazine, for many years. She is survived by her husband Frank Cué her daughter Sasha, and her niece Luna. May she rest in peace 🙏