Miss Dominica, Nadira Lando, is expected to go up against 17 contestants from across the Caribbean when she participates in her first regional competition since winning the crown during the 2012 Carnival season.
Miss Caribbean World will be held in Tortola this week and comprises two segments.
The interview segment of the show takes place on Wednesday, May 2, while the second segment is on Saturday, May 5.
During the main part of the show Lando will compete in Swimwear, Evening Wear and Talent categories.
“She is really looking forward to this and she is going to win,” Nakita Bruno, a member of Lando’s team, confidently told Dominica News Online .
Lando and her team are expected to leave the island on Tuesday.