On Thursday night, five young
ladies representing the Mundo
Maya countries, will be competing
for the title of Miss Costa Maya,
2002. The pageant takes place in
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye and
officially marks the opening of
this year's Costa Maya festival.
Since Tuesday, the participants have been touring the
country and attending a number of events, including a
sashing ceremony that took place at Ramon's Village,
where the contestants were introduced to the public.
They are: Paula Alonzo from Guatemala, Elsa Burgos
representing Mexico, Pamela Portillo from El Salvador,
Leslie Caballero of Honduras and Becky Bernard from
Belize. According to the organisers, preparations for
the Costa Maya festival have been going well. Tickets
are available at Amigo Travel and you can call their
offices at 226-2180 for more information.

Also see: http://AmbergrisCaye.com/festival

and http://SanPedroSun.net/02-301.html