The winner of Miss Universe RD, Mariana Downinghas made a public promise to learn to speak Spanish fluently and is already involved in this learning process.
In a video shared on her Instagram account, you can see the Miss dedicated to her studies, with an exercise book called «Nacho» and a pencil in his mouth to improve his pronunciation and achieve perfection in the language.
It is important to remember that her choice as manager was not without controversy, since Mariana does not speak fluent Spanish, a criticism that some raised after the contest.
Mariana Downing, who represents the province of Sánchez Ramírez, has gone viral on social networks by stating that in a period of two months she will master Spanish perfectly. In a video shared by followers of the beauty contest. She is seen in a restaurant in the capital, where one of those present asks her: “Where are you from?” To which she replies with pride and a smile: “I’m Dominican.”
Mariana Downing is the daughter of a Dominican mother and a British father. In accordance with the Constitution of the Republic, if one of her parents is Dominican. The child automatically acquires Dominican nationality, even if she was born abroad.
This beautiful 27-year-old will represent the Dominican Republic in the next Miss Universe pageant. Which will take place in El Salvador on November 17. Her commitment to learn Spanish and her desire to represent her country with dignity in the contest. These are aspects that have generated interest and expectation around her participation.