Venezuela has won three of the last six Miss Universe pageants.
According to People, "Venezuela has won more major international beauty competitions than any other nation, and beauty pageants rank alongside baseball as the country's most-followed diversion [...] A whole industry of grooming schools, plastic surgeons and beauty salons has emerged to prepare young women for the thousands of pageants that take place each year around the country in schools, army barracks and even prisons."
Miss Prison 2013!
Miss USA made the top 10 this year, but not the top five. Here's the top 10: Spain, Philippines, Great Britain, India, Brazil, USA, Ukraine, Ecuador, Venezuela and Dominican Republic. The top 16 included Costa Rica, China, Indonesia, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua and Switzerland.