Iris Carmen Salguero is a Belizean beauty queen. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She was born and raised in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize.
- She is a survivor of an abusive relationship. She is passionate about the environment and the fight to end violence against women.
- She financed her own education in high school. She graduated from high school as salutatorian.
- She is 5’9″ tall.
- She has 11 siblings. The youngest is 2 years younger than her and the oldest is 25 years older than her.
- In 2015, she was crowned Miss San Pedro.
- On December 18, 2016, she represented Belize at Miss World 2016 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States. She was unplaced.
- On November 4, 2017, she represented Belize at Miss Earth 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. She was unplaced although she ranked second in intelligence and environmental awareness, one of the preliminary rounds.
- On September 29, 2018, she represented Belize at Miss América Latina del Mundo 2018 at the Barceló Bavaro Palace in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. She was unplaced.
- In 2019, she started participating in the activities of the organization S.H.I.N.E., which is dedicated to building healthy self-esteem for teenage girls.
- On January 9, 2021, she was crowned Miss Universe Belize 2020 in Belize City, Belize.
- She was 24 years old when she represented Belize at Miss Universe 2020 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, USA on May 16, 2021. She was unplaced.
- On August 13,2022, she will crown her successor Miss Universe Belize 2022 at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts in Belize City..