This annual pageant, which began in 1991 as Reina Sudamericana (South American Queen), is based in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Up to 2003 the participants were restricted to the 10 countries in South America; in 2004 participants from Panama and Costa Rica in Central America were invited; and in 2006 participants from Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico & Spain joined. In 2007 Guatemala, Honduras & U.S.A. were added, and the name changed to Reina Hispanoamericana.
1991 November 15
1 BRAZIL Patrícia Maria Franco de Godóy (Universe '91)