Road to Miss Earth 2012:
Darla Arni Pacheco was crowned Miss Earth Puerto Rico 2012 at the Museo De Vida Silvestre De San Juan August 11, 2012. The beauty from Toa Baja is 23 years old and stands 1.85 m. She will represent Puerto Rico in the upcoming Miss Earth 2012 beauty pageant, scheduled to take place at the Versailles Palace in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines on Saturday night of 24th November, 2012.
At the same event, Kiara Morales was crowned Miss Earth Air Puerto Rico 2012, Giannina Aponte was crowned Miss Earth Water Puerto Rico 2012, Jennifer Luyando was crowned Miss Earth Fire Puerto Rico 2012. The fourth runner-up was Karla Gonzalez (Cabo Rojo). The fifth runner-up was Yailis Torres (Orocovis).