By Cristobal Herrera, Sun Sentinel Nuestra Belleza Hispana (Our Hispanic Beauty) held it's pre-contest at the Embassy Suites hotel in West Palm Beach. The contestants, who are between the ages of 16 and 24, represent different Latin American nationalities, must speak Spanish and have good moral standing. Each also had to show their abilities in singing, performing, dancing or musical instruments. The winner must commit to social causes, among them an annual event on Spanish-language radio in Palm Beach, to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . The winner also is encouraged to compete in Miss Teen Florida and Miss Teen USA Latina.
Cristobal Herrera, Sun-Sentinel
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