Former Miss Universe, Justine Pasek Becomes National Director of Miss Universe Panama (Señorita Panamá)

Justine Pasek and Cesar Anel Rodríguez Appointed As National Directors of Señorita Panamá

Justine Pasek, who was crowned as Miss Universe 2002 after Oxana Fedorova was dethroned from the title of Miss Universe, has acquired the franchise of Señorita Panamá® along with the partner, Cesar Anel Rodríguez. Señorita Panamá will be sending a delegate from Panama to compete at Miss Universe 2016, Miss Earth 2016 and Reina Hispanoamericana 2016.


Miss Universe 2002, Justine Pasek with Donald Trump and Former Miss Universe titleholders

Señorita Panamá® Organization announced on 1st April 2016, Friday that it has acquired the rights of Miss Universe Panama. The official statement of the Señorita Panamá Organization stated: “As new owners of the Miss Universe® license in Panama, we are very proud and thankful for the trust and confidence placed in us by the Miss Universe® Organization”.

The production of the new event will be in charge of Grupo Producer and the official name of the contest will be Señorita Panamá®.


Apart from being a prominently celebrated Miss Universe, Justine Pasek has been the image model of numerous international brands and is a Goodwill Ambassador of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).  Being one of the most successful fashion models from Panama, Justine Pasek is loking forward to bring Miss Universe crown once again back to her nation, Panama.

Cesar Anel Rodríguez is a communications specialist and holds extensive experience in the field of national journalism.  At present, he is the Executive Director of Grupo Producer communications agency and wish to put Panama high on the map of the world’s most glamorous event, Miss Universe!

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Since its participation at Miss Universe, Panama has placed eight times and has won Best National Costume Award for four times. However, the current National Director, Justine Pasek is the only woman from Panama to wear the Miss Universe crown.

What is your opinion on the Señorita Panamá pageant? Do you think the former Miss Universe, Justine Pasek along with will be able to put Panama back on the map of Miss Universe?


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