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Pics/Video: Seven beauties representing the Caribbean in Miss Earth 2012

PICS/VIDEO: SEVEN BEAUTIES REPRESENTING THE CARIBBEAN IN MISS EARTH 2012. The annual Miss Earth 2012 competition takes place at Versailles Place in the Phillipines, November 24th, 2012.

Eighty-one (81) young ladies with a purpose will be competing for the coveted Miss Earth 2012 title, and get the chance to make a positive worldwide change. They will be given various challenges geared at protecting the Earth and encouraging awareness.

This years pageant focuses on the United Nation’s ‘International Year of Sustainable Energy For All’ theme, which aims to ensure the entire world has access to modern energy services.

Leading up to the competition, the ladies have been embarking on various school and environmental tours and competing in exciting challenges such as, ‘Big Sister for a Day’, ‘Green Bag Challenge’, ‘Darling of the Press’, ‘Most Fun Beauty’, ‘Most Charming’, ‘Liter of light’, ‘Best Artist’, as well as a Swimsuit, Resorts Wear and Talent Competition and more…

Last year Olga Alava, Miss Ecuador copped the Miss Earth 2011 title…Based on the Challenge scores so far, Miss Turkey, Belgium and Germany seem to be dominating …. Can a Caribbean sister be in the overall running this year;) We like that Miss Bahamas was selected to rep the competiion on Television *grins* (See video below):

Check out pics below, you may also vote for ‘Most Photogenic’ contestant at the official website, MissEarth.tv:

Miss Bahamas- Brooke Maria Sherman

Miss Belize- Jessel Lauriano

Miss Dominican Republic – Rocio Castellano

Miss Haiti – Chersonese Archange

Miss Panama – Ana Lorena Ibanez

Miss Trinidad and Tobago – Amryl Nurse

US Virgin Islands – Carolyn Whitney Carter

CONGRATS to Yendi Phillips and Chino on the arrival of their baby girl

Congrats are in order we understand…according to the Jamaica Observer, Miss Jamaica Universe 2010 Yendi Phillips gave birth to a baby girl yesterday, she weighed 7lbs 11 ounces.

In April of this year, Yendi made a public announcement that she was having a baby, also revealing the father, which for some reason met many mixed reactions from the public.

Neway, the couple seem quite elated about their new relationship and baby and that is what matters:)

Congratulations to Yendi and Dancehall artiste Daniel ‘Chino’ McGregor, her child’s father, son of veteran Reggae artiste Freddie McGregor. This will be Chino’s second child and Yendi’s first.

..and for those overly concerned about her marital status, it has also been rumored that the couple are now engaged to be married…we have received no confirmation about this.

CONGRATS guys on your little pumpkin!!:)

READ: Listen to Chino’s song, ‘Miss Universe’ dedicated to his Queen Yendi

NEW!! Miss China 23 year old Wen Xia Yu wins Miss World 2012

by Natalie Monique

Wen Xia Yu Miss China 2012 has taken the title, Miss World 2012. The first runner-up was Sophie Moulds of Wales and Jessica Kahawaty of Australia. The other Top 7 finalists were Brazil, Jamaica, India and South Sudan.

China also won the Miss World title back in 2007, when the pageant was held in Sanya.

Ivian Sarcos, Miss World-Venezuela 2011 passed over the crown to Miss World-China 2012 in Ordos, one of the richest cities in China, known for its high number of natural resources.

Wen Xia won out of 116 other hopefuls across the world, the largest number ever to enter the Competition.

NEW!! Photos/Videos: 14 Caribbean sisters vying for prestigious Miss World 2012 on August 18


Miss World 2011, Ivian Sarcos

The 62nd staging of the prestigious Miss World Pageant will take place on August 18th, 2012 in Ordos, China.
Fourteen (14) ladies will be representing the Caribbean in this year’s competition, which in total includes 122 beautiful ladies across the globe.

In 2003, Jamaica’s Lisa Hanna walked away with the Miss World title and Yendi Phillips placed 6th in 2007…how will we do this year?

So far in the ‘Challenge Events’, the Miss Panama and Miss Jamaica are in the Top 5 in Performing Talent along with Norway, Phillipines and China. Making the Semi-finals in the Beach Fashion ‘Top 40’ are, Trinidad, Jamaica and Martinique.

The Sports and Fitness takes place August 9th and the Top Model finals take place on August 12th of which Miss Bahamas, Belize, Jamaica and Trinidad have been selected. There will also be a Multi Media Award (promoting their country using Multi-Media Resources) and Beauty With a Purpose Award.

Get a peek of the Carib ladies below. You can preview all contestants on the Miss World You Tube page who will be competing on August 18th:
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Miss Bahamas/ Daronique Young


Miss Barbados/ Marielle Eoen Wilke


Miss Belize/ Chantae Guy


Miss Bermuda/ Rochelle Minors


Miss Curacao/ Stephanie Rose Chang



Miss Dominican Republic/ Saly Aponte Tejada


Miss Guyana/ Arti Cameron


Miss Jamaica/ Deanna Robins


Miss Martinique/ Andy Govindin


Miss Panama/ Maricely del Carmen Gonzalez Pomares


Miss St. Kitts and Nevis/ Markysa O’Loughlin

Miss Trinidad and Tobago/ Athaliah Tizrah Samuel


Miss US Virgin Islands/ Taiesa Lashley

NEW!! CONGRATS: Chantal Zaky wins Miss Jamaica Universe 2012

Chantal Zaky is the new Miss Jamaica UniverseCONGRATULATIONS!!

Zaky, the beautiful and articulate 24 year old Portland native, copped Best Beach Body and overall first place over 15 other contestants, with Racquel Jones another Portland native, placing 2nd and Sherece Cowan taking third place as well as the Viewers Choice Award, while Amanda Mitchell and Danisha Scott followed to complete the top five winners.

Sonya Stewart received ‘Most Congenial’ of the contestants and reigning Miss Universe 2011, Miss Angola Leila Lopes was one of the judges on the panel for the night.

Chantal, who is also Miss Tourism Queen 2011, will go on to represent Jamaica in the prestigious 2012 Miss Universe Pageant, which will be held in South Africa in December….All the best Chantal! Taking the Caribbean to the world!!:)