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    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
    • Miss World 2016 in Pictures: Puerto Rico's Beauty Takes the Crown
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    Miss Philippines Catriona Elisa Gray, Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez, Miss Indonesia Natasha Mannuela, Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle and Miss Kenya Evelyn Njambi Thungu, the top five finalists in the Miss World 2016 competition, stand together on stage at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxen Hill, Maryland, US, on December 18.

    This year marked the 66th annual Miss World international beauty pageant. The contest to determine who would receive one of the most coveted pageant titles took place in the United States on December 18. Stephanie Del Valle, a 19-year-old law and communications student representing Puerto Rico, defeated 116 contestants from all over the world and won the top prize. Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of the neighboring Dominican Republic and Natasha Mannuela from faraway Indonesia were hailed as the first and second runners-up, respectively.

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