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Pop Latino: Miss Universe Paulina Vega Makes Colombia Proud

Paulina Vega, the 1st Miss Universe from Colombia in 57 years, talks about her mission of AIDS awareness and being welcomed home after her win.

Pop Latino: Paulina Vega

May 22, 201502:53

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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