Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico has been crowned Miss World 2016. At the grand finale of the 66th edition of the pageant held on Sunday in the United States, the Miss Puerto Rico edged out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia.
Del Valle, 19, is a brown-eyed brunette student who speaks Spanish, English and French, and hopes to get into the entertainment industry.
Crowned by Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna of Spain, Del Vallecalled it an “honor and a great responsibility” to represent her Caribbean homeland. She becomes the second titleholder from the island after Wilnelia Merced won the title in 1975.