Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico crowns 2019 queens


Puerto Rico’s representatives to two of the Big5 pageants were crowned during the finals of Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico 2019 held September 11 at Teatro Tapia in San Juan.

Ivana Carolina Irizarry, representing Rio Grande, bagged the Miss International Puerto Rico 2019 crown. The 26-year-old educator and entrepreneur will compete at the 2019 Miss International beauty pageant in November in Japan.

Aguadilla’s Shaleyka Cristine Vélez took home the Miss Supranational Puerto Rico 2019 title. The 26-year-old stunner will travel to Poland for the 2019 Miss Supranational finals in December.

Also crowned in the same event were Hazel Ortiz (Miss Grand Puerto Rico 2019), Daileen Vega (Miss Intercontinental Puerto Rico 2019), and Lorimar Atanacio (Top Model of the World Puerto Rico 2019).

A total of 10 candidates competed for the title.

Puerto Rico has won two Miss International and one Miss Supranational title. It currently ranks 17th in Missosology Big 5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Nuestra Belleza Puerto Rico page