Daniella Walcott is the new Miss World Trinidad and Tobago.
She took the crown on Friday, succeeding Kimberly Farrah-Singh.
The following is a statement from the Miss World T&T Committee:
"The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago is pleased to announce the Crowning of Ms Daniella Walcott as Miss World Trinidad and Tobago. Last evening at the picturesque Cara Suites and Conference Centre, our country’s representative to the Miss World Pageant 2016 was crowned.
The war of words between the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organisation and the family of Miss World T&T Kimberly Farrah Singh has intensified on social media.
Both the organization and the family took to Facebook Sunday to give their versions of the controversy involving payments for Singh’s luggagerom China.
The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organisation posted this statement on Facebook Sunday afternoon:
The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organisation is this morning refuting a claim made by a close relative of Miss World T&T Kimberly Farrah Singh, that she was left stranded in China without enough money for luggage.
The organisation issued a statement saying Singh was given enough money and added that it has also intervened again to ensure that she makes it home.
The following is the full statement by the Miss World T&T Organisation:
A close relative of Miss World Trinidad and Tobago, Kimberly Farrah Singh, has posted on Facebook that Singh has been left in China without money to bring home all her luggage .
Renata Singh put up the post around midnight, appealing to anyone capable of reaching the Miss World T&T Organisation to send a message out to them.
The post reads:
Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Kimberly Farrah Singh is preparing for tomorrow's Miss World Pageant which takes place at 8 am Trinidad and Tobago time in Sanya, China.
Singh posted several messages on Facebook today before and after rehearsals for the big show.
She also posted a video late Friday evening. [SEE VIDEO BELOW]
Below are three most recent posts.
As we continue our update on the progress of Miss World T&T, Kimberly Farrah Singh, we lookat her latest attire at a dinner held yesterday.
Singh posted this photo on Facebook with the following statement:
Trinidad and Tobago's Miss World candidate was not in winner's row in two competitions in Sanya, China last night, but is high in praise of two other Caribbean contestants.
Miss T&T Kimberly Farrah Singh posted on Facebook today, in local parlance;
"Doh mess wid de Caribbean girls!! Miss Guyana, Lisa Punch, just won the Talent Challenge and Miss Jamaica, Sanneta Myrie came third. Congratulations Lisa and Sanneta you were amazing and did the Caribbean proud!"
With just five days to go to the Miss World Pageant in Sanya, China, Miss World Trinidad and Tobago, Kimberly Farrah Singh is saying thanks to the people of Trinidad and Tobago for the love and support she has been receiving.
Singh uploaded a short video on Facebook earlier today expressing her appreciation.
[SEE VIDEO BELOW]
Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Kimberly Farrah Singh now has company in Sanya, China where she is participating in the Miss World competition.
The National Director of Miss World Trinidad and Tobago, Vanessa Sahatoo-Manoo has arrived in China where she met with Singh, who was not feeling well this morning.
Vanessa Sahatoo-Manoo also took the necessary national wear that Singh will be wearing in the competition.