(CONFIDENTIAL) Carolina Rodríguez was crowned the new Miss Costa Rica 2016 on Friday night, at the beauty pageant held at the National Auditorium of the Museo de Los Niños in San Jose. Choosing the winner had a moment of tension after a tie in the question and answers round. A...
Gina Mora (centre) was is the new Señorita San José (Miss San Jose) 2015. Runners up are  Carolina Jimenez (left) and Fariany Gutierrez (right). Photo: Arnoldo Barquero COSTA RICA EXTRA – It could almost be said that the most beautiful women in Costa Rica are in Guapiles, more specific, the...
Once again, Latinas are the favoured to win the Miss Universe beauty pageant that will take place on December 20 in Las Vegas. As is common in the competition, Miss Venezuela, Miss Colombia and Miss Puerto Rico are highlighted in the international media. International experts in beauty and fashion say...
Inspired by the coffee, designed by Manuel Mamilo Sancho, is the dress the 23 year old native of Guapiles, Brenda Castro, will represent the country at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas on December 20. “Hi Costa Rica, I present you my national costume, it’s from coffee. What do...
Costa Rica’s Johana Solano was one of the 10 finalists in the 2011 Miss Universe (COSTARICA EXTRA)  Phrases like “the misses of each country are not to blame for what happened”, and “they should not be pay for the sins of others” are some of the comments echoed by experts...
(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Ranging in age between 26 and 49, Señora Costa Rica on Tuesday presented the 13 contestants in the beauty contest that will take place on June 27. The event took place at the Valesky boutique in Escazú, where each of the contestants paraded in swimsuits and cocktail...
(COSTA RICA EXTRA) -- After a 3 year absence, the Señora Costa Rica (Mrs. Costa Rica) will get going again, with 13 women competing in the 2015 edition, the finalist to compete at the Mrs. World. The finalists will be presented to the media on Tuesday at the Valesky boutique...
(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Miss Costa Rica 2015 has its ten finalists, says the pageant’s organizer, local television channel Teletica. They are in alphabetical order: Nicole Carboni, Escazu Brenda Castro, Guápiles Ivonne Cerdas, Tibás Cindy Esquivel, Pérez Zeledón Ashley Heinschik, Ciudad Colón Kimberly Richardson, Alajuela (host of DestinosTV) Stephanie Rostrán, Heredia Stephanie Sánchez, Pérez Zeledón Angélica Solano, Limón Marcela...
Your grandma is probably the first person who comes to mind when you think of gorgeous, grey hair (canoso in Spanish). In an effort to stay eternally young, most ladies usually run to the salon every time they find a few horrifying silver strands in their color-treated hair. Now, there’s a...
COSTA RICA EXTRA - The name and face of the new Miss Costa Rica will be announced on July 31, when the Miss Costa Rica 2015 pageant will be held. The date was made official yesterday by Gabriela Alfaro, manager of Imagen y Publicidad de Teletica, the company that holds...
COSTA RICA EXTRA – Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami. Vega, a 22-year-old student of business administration from Barranquilla, Colombia, said she would...
COSTA RICA EXTA – A collection of some of our favourites in the Miss Universer 2014 national dress competition. Miss Costa Rica: Karina Ramos Lovely bell gown with toucan mural appeared hand painted on the bottom of her skirt below a one shoulder red top.   Miss Great Britain: Grace Levy wore...
COSTA RICA EXTRA – Miss Costa Rica Karina Ramos gave her all on stage to sneak into the top 15 in the preliminary round of the Miss Universe contest, held last night in Doral, Florida. Experts say that Karina did well and assure us she will make the cut, and...
Miss Venezuela Migbelis Castellanos talks to the press in Miami. COSTA RICA EXTRA – Miami, Florida. No doubt Migbelis Castellanos, Miss Venezuela, knows the role she is playing: the villain. Why? Upon entering the Airport Crowne Plaza in Miami, she knew how to get the attention of the cameras. In a...
Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler (Venezuela) COSTA RICA EXTRA – With a few days to go, Costa Rica’s Karina Ramos is one of the favourites to take the Miss Universe 2014 crown. In the past decade, five of the ten Miss Universe were from Latin America, Venezuela taking three crowns (Dayana...