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International Queen of Coffee
NOTE From 1957 to 1976 the pageant was held at Coliseo Cubierto de Manizales, Manizales COL


Continental Queen of Coffee 1957
Reina Continental del Café 1957

NOTE  The contest was held every two years between 1957 and 1963

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

NOTE  most of the photographs in the entire Coffee section were sent by contributors, especially Wilson of Colombia

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 Alfonso Marcano (Universe '78)

 
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