PANAMA CITY (AP) â€” Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments approximately immigrants.
The Miss Panama Organization & the Telemetro television channel say that this year they won't participate in or broadcast the Miss Universe contest partly owned by Trump.
They say the move is "a message of solidarity" to Mexicans offended by Trump's recent description of Mexican migrants as rapists & as people who bring drugs & crime to the United States.
p>Panama hosted the pageant in 1986 & 2003. Contest organizers & broadcasters in Costa Rica & Mexico moreover have pulled out of the event.
Source: “Associated Press”