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Updated: June 1, 2016

The Miss Belize Pageant will be returning to the country after four years. Opal Enriquez, coordinator of the pageant, spoke to us about the event.

OPAL ENRIQUEZ

Miss Belize is looking for new girls from all over the country to audition. Enriquez gave us the stats on where and when the auditions are going to take place and what kind of girls they are looking for.

OPAL ENRIQUEZ

Glamor and beauty pageants have come under criticism for focusing on women’s physical attributes and lacking substance. Enriquez addressed the criticism stating that beauty pageants can be a source of women empowerment.

OPAL ENRIQUEZ

The end result that the Miss Belize Universe is aspiring is to place in a major international beauty pageant. Enriquez is very confident that Belize could reach such heights.

OPAL ENRIQUEZ

Enriquez stated that the Miss Belize Universe is receiving new funding and also looking for volunteers.