Venezuela court gives long sentences to beauty queen's killers

Three men convicted of murdering a former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband this year were sentenced to at least 24 years in jail in a case that shook the crime-ridden South American nation, authorities said.

Venezuelan President calls governors, mayors to discuss actress` slaying

President Nicolas Maduro hastily gathered state governors and mayors to discuss the country`s violent crime amid public outrage over the killing of a popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela.

Former Miss Venezuela Mónica Spear shot dead

Former Venezuelan beauty queen and actress Mónica Spear was murdered during an attempted highway robbery here in presence of her five-year-old daughter.

Former Miss Venezuela shot dead in front of daughter

Gunmen shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born partner in front of their five-year-old daughter, who was wounded in an attack that has shocked the crime-plagued nation.

Miss Venezuela is Miss Universe 2013

Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler was crowned Miss Universe 2013 here Saturday. The second place went to Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez and third to Miss Ecuador Constanza Baez.

Venezuelan who dreamt of becoming nun crowned Miss World 2011

Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares, who spent five years studying in a nunnery, has bagged the title of Miss World 2011.

Miss Venezuela is Miss World 2011

Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos was crowned Miss World 2011 at an extravagant ceremony here at the Earls Court Sunday evening.

Even Miss Venezuela can`t escape economic woes

Despite a second consecutive victory at this year`s Miss Universe, even Venezuela`s hugely successful beauty factory is feeling the global pinch.

Venezuelan beauty crowned Miss Universe 2009

Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez has been named winner of the coveted Miss Universe title for 2009.