Published On: Wed, Mar 18th, 2015

Former Miss USA: “Curaçao is an island of contrast”

SONY DSCWILLEMSTAD – Former Miss USA, Nana Meriwether, says that Curaçao is an island full of contrast on her website Her article was also published on

“Abandoned, boarded up homes adjoin luxury hotels.  Beaches with gorgeous unblemished water distantly neighbor oil refineries that spew colored clouds.  Traditional Dutch style buildings are washed with bright Caribbean colors.  On one side of the island a city lays thriving with industry while on the other, rural life dominates.”

The former Miss USA also states that where there is complexity there is depth, and in her weeklong trip to Curacao, she took pleasure in peeling away the many layers that make this autonomous country within the Kingdom of The Netherlands just plain beautiful.

Nana Meriwether (born May 24, 1985) is an American beauty queen who represented Maryland at Miss USA 2012. Meriwether finished as 1st runner-up at Miss USA 2012 but assumed the title after Olivia Culpo won the Miss Universe 2012 crown on December 19, 2012.

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