OSLO, Norway - Sara Nicole Andersen was crowned Miss Universe Norway 2012 at the Kanonhallen in Oslo on September 28. She will represent Norway in Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada on December 19.
Liza Nerelyn Helder was appointed as Miss Universe Aruba 2012 by Marinus Wegereef, national director of Miss Universe in Aruba. She was the only person who registered to compete in the new Miss Universe Aruba pageant. For this reason the organization decided to send her to the international pageant. She will represent Aruba in Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada on December 19.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Rina Chibany was crowned Miss Lebanon 2012 at the Platea Complex in Beirut on September 30. She will represent Lebanon in Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada on December 19. Her twin sister, Romy Chibany, finished as the first runner-up and will represent Lebanon in Miss World 2013 in Bogor, Indonesia on September 28.
FORTALEZA, Brazil - Gabriela Markus (23, 1.80m) was crowned Miss Brasil 2012 at the Centro de Eventos do Ceará in Fortaleza on September 29. She will represent Brazil in Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada on December 19. Kelly Fonseca and Thiéssia Sickert finished in second and third place, respectively.
AKHALTSIKHE, Georgia - Thamtha Tamar Shedania (20, 1.78m, Zugdidi) was crowned Miss Georgia 2012 (მის საქართველო 2012) at the Rabati Castle in Akhaltsikhe on September 26. She will represent Georgia in Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas Strip, Nevada and in Miss World 2013 in Bogor, Indonesia on September 2013. Lika Metreveli was the first runner-up and Nino Makharadze was the second runner-up.
Urvashi Rautela (18, 1.73m) was crowned Miss Universe India 2012 at the conclusion of the I Am She 2012 finals. She will represent India in Miss Universe 2012 next December. Shilpa Singh and Arlette Grao finished in second and third place, respectively.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Ruqayyah Boyer was crowned Miss Guyana Universe 2012 at the Princess Hotel and Casino in Georgetown on September 15. She will represent Guyana in Miss Universe 2012 later this year. Niketa Barker and Sadhna Yunus finished second and third, respectively.
The Miss Universe / Miss World St. Lucia 2012 pageant is underway. Ten contestants will compete in the pageant to be held at the Sandals Grande St. Lucian Beach Resort in Gros Islet on October 20. The contestants are Eldra Alcee, Tarah Edward, Oneka McKoy, Neva Edward, Zena George, Anya Charles, Christa Alexander, Nissa Clarke, Trudy Mathurin and Gladys Noel.
Joan Johnson, president of Pageantry St. Lucia, license holder of Miss Universe in the island, confirmed that the winner will be crowned Miss Universe St. Lucia 2012 and will compete in Miss Universe 2012 next December. Yasmine Walcott, license holder of Miss World in the island, entered in an agreement with Joan Johnson to select St. Lucia's representative to Miss World in the same event. The first runner-up of the pageant will be crowned Miss World St. Lucia 2013 and will compete in Miss World 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia on September next year.
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KIGALI, Uganda - Aurore Kayibanda Umutesi (20, Nyanza) was crowned Miss Rwanda 2012 at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kigali on September 1. She will represent Rwanda in Miss World 2013 in Bogor, Indonesia on September next year. Natacha Uwamahoro was the first runner-up and Ariane Murerwa was the second runner-up.
SINGAPORE - Lynn Tan (24, 1.71m, Singapore) was crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2012 at the Shangri-La Hotel on September 9. She will represent Singapore in Miss Universe 2012 next December. Nowreen Khan and Louissa Thomas finished second and third, respectively.
TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico - Cynthia Lizetthe Duque Garza (19, 1.76m, Monterrey) was crowned Nuestra Belleza México 2012 at the Centro de Convenciones y Polyforum Chiapas in Tuxtla Gutiérrez on September 1. She will represent Mexico in Miss Universe 2013. Lucero Miroslava Montemayor Gracia was the runner-up and she will compete in Miss International 2013. On August 30, Nuestra Belleza Mundo México 2012 was crowned at the conclusion of the semifinals of the pageant, you can revisit the results here.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras - Jennifer Andrade (24, 1.65m, Tegucigalpa) was crowned Miss Universe Honduras 2012 at the Centro Social Hondureño Árabe in San Pedro Sula on August 31. She will represent Honduras in Miss Universe 2012 next December.
SHANGHAI, China - Diana Xu was crowned Miss Universe China 2012 in Shanghai on September 1. She will represent China in Miss Universe 2012 next December. Amelia Xu was the first runner-up and Jessica Zhang was the second runner-up. Diana was the second runner-up of Miss China 2010 whose winner competed in Miss World 2010.
TUMON, Guam - Alyssa Cruz Aguero (24) was crowned Miss Universe Guam 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Guam in Tumon on August 31. She will represent Guam in Miss Universe 2012 next December. Chanel Cruz Jarrett (18) finished in second place and was crowned Miss International Guam 2012 and will go to Miss International 2012 in Okinawa, Japan next October.
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