Drita Ziri , 18, of Albania has been crowned Miss Earth 2023 in Van Phuc City, Vietnam on December 22. She is the first Albanian to win the Miss Earth title and the first to win a major international pageant. Ziri previously competed at The Miss Globe 2022 competition representing Albania and placed 2nd Runner-up. Her court includes: Miss Earth Air 2023 - Yllana Aduana, Philippines Miss Earth Water 2023 - Do Thi Lan Anh, Vietnam Miss Earth Fire 2023 - Cora Bliault, Thailand Rounding up the top 8 (all named “Miss Earth 2023 Runner-Up”) were: Morgana Carlos - Brazil Dilnaz Tilaeva - Kazakhstan Noa Claus - Netherlands Daria Lukonkina - Russia Congratulations to the winners!
Karen Celebertti The director of the Miss Nicaragua pageant, Karen Celebertti, has resigned one week after the country’s national police charged her, along with her husband and son, with conspiracy and treason , accusing them of involvement in a plot to overthrow the government. Celebertti, who has led Nicaragua’s Miss Universe franchise for more than two decades, made the announcement on Tuesday via her Instagram account. The whirlwind, controversial turn of events came on the heels of Sheynnis Palacios’ groundbreaking win at Miss Universe 2023 — which was hosted in El Salvador last month — as the Central American country’s first representative to secure the title. “For 23 years I have worked with zeal and effort to exalt the name of my homeland Nicaragua… I have done it with transparency, with a lot of love and believing in each and every one of the Nicas because talent and beauty abound in every corner of the country,” Celebertti wrote in a post on Instagram, without di
Ileana Marquez , representing Amazonas, has been crowned Miss Venezuela 2023 and will represent Venezuela in the next edition of Miss Universe. Marquez, 28, makes history by being the first mother to win Miss Venezuela. She has an 11-year-old daughter named Guadalupe. Sakra Guerrero , 24, representing Guárico, has been crowned Miss International Venezuela 2023 and will compete in Miss International 2024 and will attempt for a back-to-back win for her country. She was crowned by outgoing Miss International Andrea Rubio from Venezuela. The first runner-up is Giorgiana Rosas of Anzoátegui, the second runner-up is Daniela Celis of Mérida, and the third runner-up is Caine Granadillo of Yaracuy.
Karen Celebertti, director of Miss Nicaragua Organization A beauty pageant director planning to overthrow an oppressive Central American regime with some of the country's most stunning, intelligent, and anti-government women could be an amazing plot line for Miss Congeniality 3. But according to the Nicaraguan government, this is an actual conspiracy to take down authoritarian president, Daniel Ortega. Nicaraguan police announced Friday that they want to arrest Karen Celebertti, the director of the Miss Nicaragua beauty pageant, for allegedly fixing the competition to favor anti-Ortega beauty queens to win. The shocking announcement from the authoritarian government came less than two weeks after Nicaraguan beauty queen Sheynnis Palacios won the Miss Universe competition, placing the country at the forefront of the beauty queen world. It was the first time a Nicaraguan had ever won the competition. The Nicaraguan government, helmed by 78-year-old Daniel Ortega, has slowly become