Yakarelis Hernandez, Miss San Pedro 2011, will be traveling to Leon, Nicaragua in November to represent Belize in the Miss & Mister Centroamerica Pageant 2015.
The pageant brings both female and male representatives from around the Central American region and is held with the aim of promoting tourism in all participating countries, the beauty and talent of men and women of Central America.
Already a beauty queen for San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Yakarelis tell Ambergris Today that she was introduced to the pageant organizer, Saul Benitez, through a mutual friend who informed her that the organizers were looking for a representative from Belize. After giving it some thought, she decided to take the opportunity.
“I have had the privilege to represent our island and now I am extremely honored to be chosen to represent Belize,” commented Yakarelis to Ambergris Today.
Yakarelis is scheduled to depart for Nicaragua on November 20 to partake in the preliminary events leading up to pageant night on November 28. Ambergris Today and the Belize community wishes her all the best.