By Latina Staff | 01/28/2015 - 14:45
Latin America is known for producing Miss Universe contestants prime for winning (hello, Miss Venezuela takes the crown like ALL the time!).
By Cristina Arreola | 01/15/2015 - 15:44
A controversial beauty pageant that features six-year-old girls in thongs has sparked outrage and disgust in Colombia.
By Cristina Arreola | 01/14/2015 - 10:51
A 19-year-old beauty queen has died due to complications from botched liposuction surgery.
By Cristina Arreola | 04/01/2014 - 12:57
Who says girls get to have all the fun?
By Cristina Arreola | 11/11/2013 - 13:27
On Saturday night, Miss Venezuela was crowned the 62nd Miss Universe! Gorgeous Gabriela Isler, 25, was awarded the crown after competing with 85 beautiful contestants at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. Originally from Maracay, Venezuela, Isler will serve as Miss Universe for the next year, representing her country–and Latinas–across the globe!
By Cristina Arreola | 11/01/2013 - 14:41
Who is the most beautiful woman in the world?
Next week, many Latin American beauties will take the stage and compete for the title of Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Over the years, countless gorgeous Latinas have taken home the prestigious honor–most recently, Mexico’s Ximena Navarrete won the pageant in 2010.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/18/2013 - 11:30
From a pageant where you win for having the best booty to a beauty contest for inmates, we've rounded up the seven most outrageous pageants coming out of Latin America.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/08/2010 - 11:57
Ever since Natalia Navarro was crowned Miss Colombia back in November 2009, she has generated controversy. Everything from her use of colloquial "street" Spanish to her physical appearance has come under scrutiny in her native Colombia, where beauty pageants and the cult of perfection inspire passionate debate.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2009 - 11:14
Being fat in Venezuela is taboo. The country seems to breed Miss Universe winners! But a different kind of beauty pageant is taking Hugo Chavez's homeland by storm these days. And if you thought being pudgy was taboo, what about being overweight, gay and a queen? Downright scandalous.