Mexico Crowned as Reinado Internacional del Tropico 2016
Sugheidy Willie from Mexico was crowned as Reinado Internacional del Tropico 2016. She succeeds Beverly Rodriguez from Puerto Rico. The winner was crowned on 13’ February 2016 in San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras. Monica Zamora from Costa Rica was adjudged as first runner up to the winner.
Reinado Internacional del Tropico 2016 was the 9th edition of the pageant. 19 countries were vying to win the crown, amongst whom were Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Managua, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nicaragua USA Latina, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela.
The newly crowned beauty queen, Sugheidy Willie was formerly 3rd runner-up to Nuestra Belleza Nueve Leon 2013 and Miss Earth Nuevo Leon 2014. After her win, Miss Mexico was moved to tears with ecstasy.
The pageant also organized an online voting system for the Miss Internet which was eventually won by Miss Guatemala, Ingrid Analí Calderon Galindo. She won with a total of 1005 votes or likes and hence gets the title of Miss Internet with a majority of votes.
The TeleProgreso channel was the broadcast partner of the contest and the pageant lasted for about two hours. Gracing the finale as the guest of honor for the coronation night was the Dominican Miss World, Cinthia Nunez.
During the pageant, many special awards were also allocated to the participants, amongst which the winners were:
People’s Choice – Ingrid Calderon (Guatemala)
Best National Costume – Sugheidy Willie (Mexico)
Miss Culture – Sugheidy Willie (Mexico)
Best in Interview – Sugheidy Willie (Mexico)
The first International Queen of the Tropics was the Brazilianm Kamila Alcamín, who was elected in 2007. Heartiest congratulations to all the winners of Reinado Internacional del Tropico 2016. Do you like the newly crowned winner? Do not forget to share your opinions about the pageant in the comment section below.