The reasons for the refusal of the American Chancellery were not communicated by the Comica.
Unless spectacular reversal, Cameroon will not be represented in the Miss World contest that this year the USA welcomes. Her candidate, Miss Cameroon 2016, Julie Cheugueu, was unable to obtain the visa that would have allowed her to trample the American soil. “Miss Cameroon 2016, Julie Cheugueu will not participate in the election Miss World 2016 due to the refusal of visa by the embassy of the United States. We all regret her non participation, “announced the Organizing Committee of the contest Miss Cameroon on their Facebook Page on the evening of Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The motivation of the visa refusal has not been made public.
Julie Cheugueu, 24, was elected on July 31, 2016. She had surpassed Audrey Aboula (first dauphin) and Emmanuelle Larissa Moukehi (second dauphin).
On the day of her election, the student of the Institut Supérieur de Management (Isma) of Douala announced the realization of a project which consists in selling T-shirts to support children and women victims of the war against terrorism In the Far North region. “As I speak, I have 256,600 CFA francs in my prize pool,” she said. She went on to say: “I know that alone we advance, but together, we go very far. That’s why I’m counting on you so that we can give a smile back to these children. Because we are all born to shine “.
With the defection of Julie Cheugueu Nguimfack, the number of contenders to the world crown rose to 123. These beauty queens will meet December 18, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland. The event will be held at its 66th edition. It will be held in the United States for the second time.