Miss Earth Jamaica

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Miss Earth Jamaica
Formation2005-2011, 2020-Present
TypeBeauty Pageant
Miss Earth
Official language
National Franchise
Synonyms Jamaica, Limited

Miss Earth Jamaica is an annual national beauty pageant to select a delegate to represent Jamaica at the international Miss Earth pageant. The current Miss Earth Jamaica is Catherine Harris who was crowned on September 23, 2020.[1][2]


2005: Delegate

The first Jamaican delegate for Miss Earth Jamaica is Juel Daisi Pollard, she competed in the Miss Earth 2005 pageant held in Quezon City, Philippines.[1]

2008-2011: Posh Entertainment Production

From 2008-2011, Posh Entertainment Production acquired and handled the national Miss Earth franchise for Jamaica.[3][4] The organization crowned Simone Burke as Miss Earth Jamaica 2008 in which she spearheaded the organization's project to plant 500 trees in support to the United Nations Environmental Programme’s under the Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign with the slogan "Go Green Jamaica".[5]

2020-Present: Synonyms Jamaica, Limited

As of January 2020, Synonyms Jamaica, Limited is the organization that manages the national competition for Miss Earth Jamaica. The organization is based in Kingston, Jamaica.[1]

Beauties for a Cause

The pageant was established for Jamaican women to promote environmental awareness.[6] The participants and winners work with local and international groups (government and non-government) that are actively involved in environmental causes and exemplifies the slogan 'Beauties for a Cause'.[7]

The winner of Miss Earth Jamaica serves as a goodwill ambassador and spokesperson for Jamaica in its environmental and tourism industries.[2] The winner works on environmental projects and educates citizens with the Miss Earth’s "Five Rs" mantra: Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Respect.[8] and promotes Jamaica as an ecofriendly tourist destination.[9]

On September 23, 2020, Jamaica held its first virtual national pageant organized by Synonyms Jamaica, Limited. Miss Earth Jamaica Grand Coronation 2020 was held virtually due to the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus disease 2019. Catherine Harris crowned as Miss Earth Jamaica 2020,[1] Harris' participation in Miss Earth 2020 broke a 10-year streak of Jamaica's absence in the Miss Earth International pageant.[2]


Color key
  •   Declared as Winner
  •   Ended as runner-up
  •   Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

The following are the annual titleholders of Miss Earth Jamaica, listed according to the year in which they participated in Miss Earth:[10]

Year Miss Earth Jamaica Placement at Miss Earth
2020 Catherine Harris[1][2] Silver Winner - Talent competition
2011 Kerry Moxam[11][12] Withdrew
2010 Kai Ayanna Indira Mcdonald[13]
2009 Jenaae Dawn Jackson[14]
2008 Simone Burke[7][15]
2005 Juel Daisi Pollard[16]

See also


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  2. ^ a b c d "Jamaica Heads to Miss Earth Grand Coronation". McKoysNews. 2020-09-22. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  3. ^ "Jamaica Gleaner Online". old.jamaica-gleaner.com. 2008-03-24. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  4. ^ "New Pageant from Posh Entertainment Productions To Spotlight Environmental Causes". Jamaicans.com News and Events. 2008-03-14. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  5. ^ "Miss Earth Jamaica Urges Jamaicans to Get Involved". South Florida Caribbean News. 2008-09-30. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  6. ^ "Jamaica Observer Limited". Jamaica Observer. 2020-09-21. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  7. ^ a b "Miss Earth Jamaica to select a rep for 2009 contest". Jamaica Gleaner. 24 August 2009. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  8. ^ Antonio, Rafael (2017-10-21). "Miss Earth 2017 beauties call for nature conservation at Inquirer Read-Along". Inquirer Lifestyle. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  9. ^ "Miss Earth Pageant". Jamaica Gleaner. 24 March 2008. Archived from the original on 3 August 2008.
  10. ^ West, Donald. "Miss Earth country participation lists". Pageantopolis. Archived from the original on 6 December 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  11. ^ Jamaica News, Online (19 October 2011). "Kerry Moxam to represent Jamaica at Miss Earth pageant". RJR News ( Multimedia Jamaica Ltd.). Archived from the original on 23 October 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  12. ^ "Miss Earth Jamaica 2011 is Kerry Moxam". Caribbean Entertainment Magazine. 17 October 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  13. ^ "Kai McDonald is Miss Earth Jamaica 2010". Jamaica Gleaner. 6 September 2010. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  14. ^ Caribbean News, Online (31 August 2009). "Miss Earth Jamaica Selects Representative". South Florida Caribbean News. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  15. ^ Clarke, Orville (16 September 2008). "White, Falconer strike winning pose". Jamaica Gleaner. Archived from the original on 22 September 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  16. ^ Soul, John (23 October 2005). "Miss Earth 2005". Woman of the Earth. Archived from the original on 1 March 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2011.