25-year-old Rafieya Husain was crowned Miss Universe Guyana 2017 on Saturday night. Husain beat eleven other delegates for the crown.
She was crowned by the reigning Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere. Husain was the 2016 1st runner up in the local Miss Universe Guyana Pageant. She was Guyana’s representative in the Miss World contest in 2014 where she placed in the top 10.
Husain will represent Guyana at the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant later this year.