History- making Arti Cameron wears crown with grace and ease

‘I believe in staying positive and grounded regardless of the challenges life may throw my way. When you believe in yourself, dream big and work hard, success is inevitable. It is also better to try and fail, than to fail to try, that way you live with fewer regrets and avoid ending up at the point of thinking, well, what if…?’ - Arti Cameron, Miss Guyana World 2011-2012

By Jairo Rodrigues

While holding the title Miss Guyana World for two years, Arti Cameron made history over and over again. Her success story began on July 31, 2011, after being crowned Ms Guyana World 2011. But when it came to the Miss World Pageant in London, Arti got into a sticky situation. Her British visa was delayed, causing her to miss the international pageant. The Miss World Organisation proposed that she represent Guyana the next year and so Arti went on to battle 115 other contestants in Ordos City, China where she represented Guyana well. Mass support from Guyanese and people from around the world gave her the opportunity to win the 2012 Miss World People’s Choice Award.

The first Miss Guyana World to hold the title for two consecutive years, Arti shared with The Scene her international pageant experience and how she thinks the franchise should be …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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