María Esther Cortés was crowned Miss World Nicaragua 2014 (Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2014) at the conclusion of the national pageant held at the Rubén Darío National Theatre in Managua on November 2nd, 2013. The 21-year-old beauty from Managua will represent Nicaragua in the Miss World 2014, scheduled for next October in London, England.
María has been a professional model for five years. She was the second runner-up in Miss Nicaragua 2011. She is the reigning Miss Dulzura 2013.
According to her bio on the pageant’s website, María is considered as a persuasive woman who spares no effort to achieve her goals. She is also considered as an altruistic person who has traveled extensively to support social causes in her country and neighboring country Costa Rica. She dreams of being a spokesperson for women’s right campaigns. As part of Miss World Nicaragua, Maria Esther works with Operation Smile Nicaragua.
María’s court includes the first runner-up Yumara López and the second runner-up Daniela González.
This is the first ever Miss World Nicaragua pageant was held by National Director Denis Davila, who obtained the license in 2011.