Antigua to be represented in Miss World this year

Taqiyyah Francis, Miss World Ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda. (Photo courtesy Calvin Southwell)

For the first time since 2016, Antigua and Barbuda will be participating in the 69th Annual Miss World Contest, which returns home to London, England this year.

This year’s Ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda is 25-year-old Taqiyyah Francis, who will join representatives from 130 other countries in the international beauty pageant.

According to a press release circulated yesterday by Antigua Pageant Ltd, “Francis will compete in a series of fast track events that guarantee a place in the top 30.

“These include: MOBSTAR Multimedia, Sports, Talent, Top Model, Head to Head Challenge and Beauty with a Purpose taking them on a journey across some of London’s iconic land marks absorbing its rich culture and heritage.”

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