Isnaida Compère, 72nd Miss Universe pageant

“Haiti Renewal” takes stage at international pageant in Vietnam

Pageant contestants representing seven respective Caribbean nations, including Miss Haiti, showcased the beauty of their homelands at the Miss Grand International (MGI) 2023 costume competition by displaying their national dress.


Haiti has competed in an international beauty contest in Vietnam, but can’t find sponsors to help pay the fees to enter the Miss Universe pageant.

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Ralph Delly is an award-winning music and entertainment journalist with extensive experience covering the Haitian Music Industry and the Haitian-American community. He has worked in Haiti and the United States at such media organizations as Radio Metropole, WNWK/107.5 FM, Radio Soleil d’Haïti and The Haitian Time – where he penned the popular “The Delly Dish” gossip column. Dellys has worked with numerous artists in the HMI, including Zin, Lakol, Phantoms, Zenglen, Sokute, Jam, See Well and 509 – to name a few. Delly graduated from Carlos Albizu University of Miami and City College of New York (CUNY)