News

J’can wins Miss Humanity International crown

Monday, October 22, 2012 | 2:54 PM    

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s long and enviable legacy in international pageants continued last Saturday as Lesa-Gayle Wee Tom walked away with the Miss Humanity International crown in Barbados.

Wee Tom, whose humanitarian platform dealt with issues concerning women and children, beat out almost 30 other women to win.

The contestants were also judged on talent, swimsuit, national costume and evening wear.

Second place went to Leleesa Payne of Guyana while Ayelee Dasalla of the Philippines was third.

The pageant was first held last year and aims to promote and raise awareness for humanitarian causes across the world.

ADVERTISEMENT

POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

 

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

Did the NWC prepare adequately for the current drought?
Yes
No


View Results »


ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT