29 January 2014, 06:19
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Johana Riva Garabetian named Miss Universe Uruguay

Beauty queen Johana Riva Garabetian has been named as Miss Universe Uruguay 2014, the model has announced.

The model will compete in the Miss Universe 2014 pageant, tentatively set to take place in early October.

Riva Garabetian will be one of the representatives between 80 and 100 countries. The current Miss Universe is Gabriela Isler from Venezuela.

The 23-year-old has also won the title of Miss Tourism Uruguay in 2008.

For the second time in the pageant's history, Miss Universe 2014 will be hosted by Fortaleza, Brazil.

Fortaleza is the fifth largest town in Brazil and is known for its beaches and colorful culture.

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