After her participation last night in the Miss Universe pageant, the representative of Puerto Rico, Karla Guilfu Acevedo took to social media to share his first words with his followers after the contest
“Puerto Rico, since my entire life, as a student-athlete, I dreamed of representing you. Today, on the most important universal platform for women, I was given that great opportunity. Yesbe an ambassador for my country and speak to 83 other women about what Puerto Rico is; our wonders, as well as our struggles, is without a doubt the most beautiful experience I have had in my life,” reads the post.
“Yesterday I left everything on stage, as if it had been my last volleyball game. I hope I have made you proud with my performance, since in the end it is what counts the most to me,” he continued.
“I greatly celebrate the sixth consecutive classification for our archipelago and having won the “Voice for Change” competition, an initiative where @mouwad recognizes the community/social work of the delegates. If there is something that I want to impress upon the people who listen to me, it is that they recognize the relevance and impact of queens in our society,” she concluded.
The Patillense, who was one of the favorites to hold the title, made history as the sixth Puerto Rican candidate to occupy a place in the semifinalist table for six consecutive years.
The final night was broadcast by the streaming American The Roku Channel, with simulcast in Spanish on the Telemundo network. In Puerto Rico, however, the audience was able to enjoy the ceremony through Wapa Television.
The winner Miss Nicaragua, Sheynnis Palacios, She also made history by becoming the first queen to bring the universal crown to her country. The young woman is a model and community promoter with a degree in communication. Since February she has been part of the morning magazine “Al Dia”. Likewise, she has her podcast “Understand Your Mind,” a social project that she launched after battling anxiety and with which she seeks to help other people with mental health conditions.