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    : : Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2005 Pageant
: : Big Favorite Miss Salinas wins Miss PR Universe crown -  On Thursday, October 14th, Cynthia Olavarria was crowned Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2005, and has already become a strong contender for the international title in the lists of those who follow pageantry closely.  First runner up was Miss Coamo, Monica Candelaria, second runner up was Miss Guaynabo, Neysha Perez.  The remaining finalists were: Lioza, Barranquitas and San Juan.  The semifinalists were: Naranjito, Santurce, Ponce, Rio Piedras, Bayamon, Vega Alta and Caguas.  The hosts were Deborah Carthy-Deu, Miss Universe 1985 and Eddie Miro.  Guests included Denise Quinones, Victor Manuelle and Jennifer Hawkins.
Hosts Eddie Miro and Deborah Carthy-Deu.
Semifinalists during the swimsuit competition.
Denise Quinones sang two songs in the event.
Cynthia Olavarria during the swimsuit competition.
Miss Coamo is announced 1st Runner-up.
Miss Salinas, being crowned by Alba Giselle Reyes.
The new Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2005 takes her first walk.
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Left, Miss Venezuela 2004, Monica Spear, Miss Universe 2004, Jennifer Hawkins and Alba Reyes, Miss Puerto Rico 2004.
Miss Coamo
Elected Miss Elegance
: : YPSO Gala in Guaynabo -  On Tuesday, October 12th, Miss Elegance was elected at a Gala held in the facilities of furniture store and pageant sponsor "YPSO", in Guaynabo.  The winner of the award was Miss Coamo, Monika Candelaria.  Among the guests were: Jennifer Hawkins (Miss Universe 2004), Alba Reyes (Miss PR 2004),  Osmel Sousa (franchise director of Miss Venezuela and Miss Argentina) and Monica Spear (current Miss Venezuela).  Below some images of the delegates by "Belleza Nacional".
From left to right, the delegates of: Fajardo, Loiza, San Juan, Barranquitas, Guaynabo, Ponce and Salinas.
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: : Preliminary Competition -  On Thursday, October 7th, the semifinalists were elected.  The names will not be announced until the night of the final competition on October 14th.  These are our choices for the Top 13:

-Barranquitas -Cidra -Coamo -Fajardo -Guanica -Guaynabo -Loiza
-Manati -Naranjito -Ponce -Rio Piedras -San Juan -Salinas

Special prizes were awarded, Rio Piedras (Best Figure), Salinas (Photogenic), Cabo Rojo (Critical Beauty) and Coamo (Best Smile).  Below a few images of the favorites in the preliminary, courtesy of Primera Hora.
Swimsuit Competition
Miss Salinas
Miss San Juan
Miss Coamo
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: : Fashion show in Rio Grande -  On Wednesday, October 6th, Spanish designer, Francis Montesinos, presented his spring-summer collection titled "Puerto Rico".  The runway show took place in the Paradisus Hotel, official site of this year's pageant.  This collection was presented in the Cibeles runway last month.  The delegates served as models, as we can appreciate in this image.
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: : Delegates are presented in swimsuits -  On Tuesday, October 5th, 2004, the delegates were presented in swimsuits at the Paradisus Hotel in Rio Grande.  Here are some images of the standouts courtesy of local newspaper Primera Hora.
Miss Coamo
Miss Barranquitas Miss Cidra
Right are the delegates who represent, Loiza, Rio Piedras and Salinas.
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: : Miss Salinas wins Costume Competition -  Miss Salinas, Cynthia Olavarria won the Costume Competition, on Saturday, October 2nd.  The event was held in the Old San Juan.  She won a cash award and the designer, Leonel Lirio (who designed Amelia Vega's Miss Universe National Costume) won the right to create the National Costume the next Miss PR will take to Thailand in 2005.
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: : Official photos -  On Thursday, September 30, 2004, the official photos of the delegates were revealed by "TuBelleza.com".  Here are ten delegates we believe have a chance to integrate the semifinalists.
Miss Aguas Buenas Miss Bayamon Miss Coamo Miss Fajardo Miss Guaynabo
Miss Loiza Miss Ponce Miss Rio Piedras Miss Salinas Miss San Juan
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: : Official Presentation of the delegates to the press -  On Thursday, September 23rd, 2004, the delegates were officialy presented to the press at the "Centro de Bellas Artes" in San Juan.  The Miss Universe Critic page covered the event and chose as the most eye catching: Guaynabo, Loiza, Coamo, Barranquitas and Salinas.  Here are some images of the event.
Miss Barranquitas
Yaraliz Lasanta
Miss Coamo
Monica Candelaria
Miss Salinas
Cynthia Olavarria
Miss San Juan
Uma Blasini
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Photo credits: Modelospr.com, MissUniverseCritic.com, Belleza Nacional.com, UmaBlasini.com, Miss PR Forum, Primerahora.com
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