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Paulina Vega, Miss Universe 2014, is making Colombia - and her hometown of Barranquilla - proud as she uses her international perch to spread awareness on AIDS and combat the stigma around talking about the disease.

Vega spoke to Pop Latino's Jack Rico about the excitement - and chaos - of being welcomed home after she won her prestigious title and how it feels to be another woman from Barranquilla - after Sofia Vergara and Shakira - to put her home on the map.

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