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Int'l Queen of Coffee

NOTE From 1957 to 1976 the pageant was held at Coliseo Cubierto de Manizales, Manizales COL
NOTE The contest was held every two years between 1957 and 1963
NOTE most of the photographs in the entire Coffee section were sent by contributors, especially Wilson of Colombia


Continental Queen of Coffee 1957
Reina Continental del Café 1957
1957 January 24
Coliseo Cubierto de Manizales, Manizales COL
15 participants
NOTE In this first pageant only the winner was chosen, with no runners-up.

Winner
1 - PANAMA - Análida Alfaro Estripeau

Remainder
BRAZIL - Berta Cléia Honain
COLOMBIA - Gloria Aristizábal Posada
COSTA RICA - Martha Elena de la Espriella
CUBA - Norma Domínguez Valdés
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Magda Eleonora Mejía Guzmán
ECUADOR - Marlene Enriqueta Guillén
EL SALVADOR - Sonia Magaña
GUATEMALA - Hilda Rivera Guzmán
HONDURAS - Gloria Elizabeth Berger Caballero
MEXICO - Mercedes Espinoza Braniff
NICARAGUA - Leyla Bendaña
PUERTO RICO - Ivonne Mattei Oms
VENEZUELA - Irma de la Rosa

Withdrew
PERU - Bertha Melgar
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Continental Queen of Coffee 1959
Reina Continental del Café 1959
1959 January 29
13 participants

Results
1 - BRAZIL - Denise Guimarães Prado
2 - HONDURAS - Norma Rivas García
3 - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Cristina Emilia Alvarez

Remainder
COLOMBIA - Olga Pumarejo Korkor (SF Universe '59)
COSTA RICA - Ana Cecilia Quirós Hand
ECUADOR - Cecilia Ripalda Mora
EL SALVADOR - Aida Elena Mendoza Sol
GUATEMALA - Ana Maria Arzú
NICARAGUA - Maria de Lourdes Valladares
PANAMA - Ana Elena Boyd
PERU - Victoria García Larco
PUERTO RICO - Annette Antomattei
VENEZUELA - Blanca Pawer Briceño
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Continental Queen of Coffee 1961
Reina Continental del Café 1961
1961 January 27
14 participants

Results
1 - BRAZIL - Mercedes Elizabeth Carrascosa Von Glehn
2 - BOLIVIA - Martha Ruth Fiorilo Guzmán
3 - HONDURAS - Frances Ordóñez Rheinboldt

Remainder
COLOMBIA - Ofelia Gómez Restrepo
COSTA RICA - Martha Eugenia Pozuelo Pagés
ECUADOR - Patricia Rolando Ceballos
EL SALVADOR - Teresita Posada
GUATEMALA - Ileana Polasek Alzamora (International '61)
HAITI - Gladys Domond
MEXICO - Isela Vega Durazo
PANAMA - Vilma Aranegui
PERU - Lilian Revilla
PUERTO RICO - Adita Molina Vivaldi
VENEZUELA - Alida Sánchez Adrián
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Continental Queen of Coffee 1963
Reina Continental del Café 1963
1963 January 25
11 participants

Results
1 - HONDURAS - Ana de Lourdes Zúñiga Soto
2 - PERU - Bertha Luz Rosell Zapata
3 - COLOMBIA - Blanca Stella Arbeláez Tavares

Remainder
BRAZIL - Andréa Bittencourt Vasconcelos
COSTA RICA - Ana Isabel Alfaro Aragón
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Rosa Maria Vicioso Tuero
ECUADOR - Rita Angolina Poggi Carreño
HAITI - Jacqueline Sylvain
PANAMA - Maruca Raquel Boyd Paredes
PUERTO RICO - Teresita Lluch Vega
VENEZUELA - María Mercedes Vernett Antonetti
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NOTE Re-named International Queen of Coffee / Reina Internacional del Café
NOTE The contest was not held from 1964 to 1971


International Queen of Coffee 1972
Reina Internacional del Café 1972
1972 January 8
10 participants

Results
1 - PARAGUAY - Maria Stella Volpe Martínez
2 - ECUADOR - Ximena Moreno Ochoa (Universe '71)
3 - VENEZUELA - Jeannette Amelia Donzella Sánchez (Universe '71)

Remainder
BOLIVIA - Lucy Estensoro Quintanilla
CHILE - Janet Smith
COLOMBIA - Maria Constanza Camargo Villamizar
COSTA RICA - Eugenia Zamora Cordero
EL SALVADOR - Anabella Menjívar
PANAMA - Julieta Méndez Guardia
PERU - Tania Shedan
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Costa Rica smiles in the background as Argentina is crowned

International Queen of Coffee 1973
Reina Internacional del Café 1973
1973 January 6
11 participants -
Results
1 - ARGENTINA - Alicia Beatriz Daneri Batetta (World '71)
2 - COSTA RICA - Maria del Rosario Carranza Ulloa
3 - PERU - Ana Maria Dibos Silva
Remainder
CHILE - Cecilia Schultz
COLOMBIA - Elsa Maria Springtube Ramírez (World '73)
ECUADOR - Maria del Pilar Sevilla
EL SALVADOR - Ruth Eugenia Romero Ramírez (Universe '72)
MEXICO - Esmeralda Dighero
PANAMA - Blanca Clement
PARAGUAY - Maria Gloria González
VENEZUELA - Nancy Kranwinkel Plaza (Young International '73)
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International Queen of Coffee 1974
Reina Internacional del Café 1974
1974 January 11
11 participants

Results
1 - COLOMBIA - Luz Maria Osorio Fernández (World '74)
2 - VENEZUELA - Hilda Elvira Carrero García (SF International '73)
3 - COSTA RICA - Vera Soto Jiménez

Remainder
ARGENTINA - Patricia Griselda Sessarego
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Wanda Thorman
EL SALVADOR - Maria Erlinda Mencias
HONDURAS - Ana Lucia Fajardo
MEXICO - MarÍa del Rosario González González
PANAMA - Litza Slanziola
PARAGUAY - Elizabeth Brandshab
PERU - Carlota Lancho
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International Queen of Coffee 1975
Reina Internacional del Café 1975
1975 January 10
15 participants

Results
1 - COLOMBIA - Paulina Murgas Rieder
2 - CHILE - Maria Violeta Rentería
3 - PARAGUAY - Susana Beatriz Vire Ferreira (Universe '76)

Remainder
ARGENTINA - Mannina Paulsesu
COSTA RICA - Ana Cristina Padilla Fonseca
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Jocelyn Álvarez Díaz (Maja International ’74)
ECUADOR - Hildalé Ceballos
EL SALVADOR - Antonieta Lazo Guerra
HONDURAS - Maritza Rodríguez
GUATEMALA - Ana Lilian Castillo Lima
MEXICO - Roxana Mercenario Pomeroy (Miss Friendship at International '74)
PANAMA - Análida Martinelli Berrocal
PERU - Roxana Patricia López Guido
PUERTO RICO - Loyda Eunice Valle Blas Machado (World '74)
VENEZUELA - Clara Maria Azanza Sánchez
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International Queen of Coffee 1976
Reina Internacional del Café 1976
1976 January 12
13 participants

Results
1 - PUERTO RICO - Maria de los Angeles González Santiago
2 - NICARAGUA - Morena Guadalupe Cuadra Mora
3 - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Miguelina Sánchez Rodríguez

Remainder
CHILE - Viviana Erlandsen Green
COLOMBIA - Marta Cecilia Pineda Salcedo
COSTA RICA - Norma Lorena Barzuna Pérez
EL SALVADOR - Regina Cordelia Guirola (Teenage Intercontinental '73)
HONDURAS - Ligia Yolanda Caballero Cárdenas (International '75)
GUATEMALA - Maria Carolina Valladares
MEXICO - Martha Edith Morris Garza
PANAMA - Catalina de la Rosa González
PARAGUAY - Nidya Fátima Cárdenas
VENEZUELA - Maritzabel Gruber
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NOTE The contest was not held during 1977 & 1978
NOTE The contest began to be held at Teatro Los Fundadores, Manizales COL


International Queen of Coffee 1979
Reina Internacional del Café 1979
1979 January 12
11 participants

Results
1 - CHILE - Paulina Leighton Palacios
2 - COLOMBIA - Ana Maria Ramírez Roa (SF Teen Intercontinental '79)
3 - GUATEMALA - Claudia Maria Iriarte (Universe '78)

Remainder
BOLIVIA - Raquel Roca Kuikunaga (Universe '78)
COSTA RICA - Ana Maria Arias Ramírez
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Raquel Josefina Jacobo Jaar (Universe '78)
HONDURAS - Olimpia Velásquez Medina (Universe '78)
PANAMA - Dabeida Araceli Conte Vergara
PERU - Karen Inés Noeth Haupt (World '78)
U.S.A. - Nancy Helen Ness
VENEZUELA - Marisol Alfon

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