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Univision's talent competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013” is in its seventh edition, and has already selected the 12 candidates who will represent Latina beauty in the U.S.
Showcasing their physical attributes as well as intelectual skills, participants from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Cuba and El Salvador were among the group chosen by the audience. The jury was made up of former Mexican Miss Universe Lupita Jones, Venezuelan beauty pageants expert Osmel Sousa and Argentine actor Julian Gil.
Celebrated on Sunday, the gala was filled with many emotions and surprises for the beauty queens' families. Among the most anticipated moments of the night was the public's final decision to keep Audris Rijo, the Dominican candidate, even after photos of her posing nude were spread through social networks.
The winner of the contest will receive numerous monetary prizes and exposure opportunities by participating in various Univision television productions.
Meet the "Nuestra Belleza Latina " contestants above in the video (in Spanish), and let us know below who is your favorite. Don’t miss the full weekly coverage of the show on HuffPost Voces.