The finale of Miss Mundo De Puerto Rico 2016 is scheduled to take place on 18th March 2016, Keysi Marie Vargas Vélez will crown her successor as Miss World Puerto Rico 2016. The winner will have the opportunity to represent her country at Miss World 2016. The first runner-up will compete in Miss Earth 2016 and the second runner-up in Miss Grand International 2016
Puerto Rico debuted in Miss World in 1959, then was absent from 1960 to 1969. The country won the crown in 1975. Wilnelia Merced is the first and to date only Puerto Rican to win the Miss World title. Also, Puerto Rico has produced two 2nd runners-up (2005, 2011) and ten semi-finalists (1976, 1978, 1980, 1985, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010), and one quarter-finalist (2012).
Miss Puerto Rico 2016 : Meet the candidates