When announcing the election of the venue, President Nayib Bukele assured that El Salvador “has the best beaches in the world […] and now it has become the safest country in Latin America.”
El Salvador will host the next edition of Miss Universe, the president of the Latin American country, Nayib Bukele, reported this Sunday.
“I am extremely honored to announce that El Salvador will be the official host country of the next Miss Universe competition, later this year,” said the president through a video shared on his official Twitter account.
“El Salvador is a country full of beauty,” Bukele highlighted in the recording. “It has the best beaches in the world for surfing, mighty volcanoes, exquisite coffee, and now it has become the safest country in Latin America,” she said.
“We want to thank the Miss Universe Organization for accompanying us in this historic process. El Salvador is changing and we want you to come experience it. See you soon,” he concluded.
The beauty pageant was last held in El Salvador in 1975, when Miss Finland took the crown. This year, the 71st edition of the contest was held in the American city of New Orleans, where R’Bonney Gabriel, the representative of the host country, was victorious.