Miss Margarita Henriquez, a beautiful young Dominican girl, has won the 1970 Miss Caribbean Queen Beauty Quest.
SV Miss Panama
SV Miss Mexico
SV Miss Miami Beach
SV Miss Curacao
SV Miss Venezuela
SV Miss Dominican Republic (winner)
SV girls lined up
SV winner receives crown and sash
SV winner with trophy (2 shots)
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Background: Miss Margarita Henriquez, a beautiful young Dominican girl, has won the 1970 Miss Caribbean Queen Beauty Quest.
Miss Henriquez won her title from more than a dozen finalists representing Miami Beach, Aruba, Curacao, Venezuela, Panama, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
Miss Caribbean Beauty Queen 1969, Josie Ubinas of Puerto Rico crowned the new Queen amid warm applause from the crowd which included Miss Universe 1970, Marisol Malaret Contreras also of Puerto Rico.
Following the crowning ceremony Miss Henriquez said; "for me it was a big surprise. All the girls had qualities to be the Queen."
The National Dominican hymn was sung by the crowd on the announcement of Miss Henriquez's win.