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BVI’s Sharie Watchman de’Castro Wins Miss Caribbean World Pageant

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - May 8, 2013

Above: Sharie Watchman de’Castro (All photos by JFB)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

British Virgin Islands native Sharie Watchman de’Castro won the Miss Caribbean World pageant this past weekend in Tortola.

She took home the top honour, besting first runner up, Ms Dominica, Leslassa Armour-Shillingford.

Following the pair were Ms St Vincent, Ms St Lucia and Ms St Kitts and Nevis.

The pageant was held in Tortola’s Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

Above: Ms St Vincent

Above: Ms Dominica

Above: Ms Cuba

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