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Nabila Tapia gets 3rd place in Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014

Nabila Tapia NBL 2014
The Dominican community was left in shock last night, with Nabila Tapia as a distant third with 22% of the vote, in the finale of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014.

With 38% of the votes, Aleyda Ortiz becomes the 8th Latina Beauty Queen, and the third winner of Puerto Rican heritage in the show's 8 year history. In second place, it was Josephine Ochoa from Guatemala.

One moment which is certain to make controversy, was when judge Osmel Sousa, the most veteran of the judges, refered to Nabila Tapia as the most beautiful girl out of all the finalists.

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Nabila becomes the seventh Dominican participant to reach the hieghts of NBL, to then fall short of votes at the end.
  • 2013 - Audris Rijo (2nd place)
  • 2012 - Nataliz Jimenez (4th place)
  • 2010 - Fabiola Barinas (6th place)
  • 2009 - Janice Bescome (5th place)
  • 2008 - Zoila Ceballos (4th place)
  • 2007 - Raengel Solis (5th place)

2011 is the only year in which a participant of Dominican heriatge did not make the top six. That year, Yahaira Nuñes only reached the 12th spot of the competition.