Miss Dominica, Nadira Lando, was crowned Miss Caribbean World a little after 12:30 on Sunday morning.
Dominica News Online broke the news at 12:38 am.
There was a total of 17 contestants from across the Caribbean competing in the pageant.
This is the first regional crown won by Lando since she was crowned Miss Dominica during the carnival season.
She follows the footsteps of Nakita Bruno who won the crown in 2006, Marah Walters, 2008, and Marcia Baptiste who won it in 2010.
Bruno served as Lando’s chaperone during the 2012 pageant.
Her costume was designed and built by Jefferson Coipel.
Winner – Nadira Lando, Miss Dominica
First runner-up – Abigail Hydman, Miss BVI
Second runner-up – Consuelo Dupal, Miss St. Lucia
Third runner-up – Alina Rodriguez Roberts, Miss Cuba
Fourth runner-up – Marvia Laurence, Miss Curacao.
Miss Photogenic, Best Swim Wear, Best Poised and Best Costume – Nadira Lando, Miss Dominica
Best Intellect and Best Evening Wear – Abygail Hydman, Miss BVI
Miss Congentiality – Marvia Laurence, Miss Curacao
The show took place in Tortola on Saturday evening.
See photos below. All photos are courtesy of John F. Black of Team FotoShop, Tortola, BVI.